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Surgery is a Tool on Weight Loss Journey

You may know what to do – countless trips to weight loss meetings and endless self-help articles in the media...

Enjoy Holiday Meals with Less Sodium

By Brenda Viens, Registered Dietitian for TVCCA and Backus Hospital Some of us have waited an entire year for turkey,...

Headache Center opens in Waterford

WATERFORD – The Headache Center, part of the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute, will bring specialized care for headache sufferers...

Revitalize your summer meal routine with ancient grains and seeds

Grains and seeds were a vital part of the food supply in ancient cultures. These ancient grains and seeds provide...

Backus offering 3D Mammography, the most advanced imaging technology for breast cancer detection

The latest and most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer will soon be available to patients at...

Hartford HealthCare Officially Opens New Family Health Center in Plainfield

New center offers cardiology, primary care with more services to come. PLAINFIELD—More than 50 people including community leaders, physicians and...

New Surgeon and Vascular Lab a Boost for Backus Patients

The Heart and Vascular Institute at Backus Hospital continues to expand to provide even greater access to top notch care...

National Recognition for Quality and Patient Safety, New Cutting-Edge Technology for Cancer Patients, and Increased Access to Outpatient Care Highlight Backus Hospital 2016 Annual Meeting

NORWICH—Backus Hospital reported earning national recognition for quality and patient safety, the addition of cutting edge technology and screenings for...

Backus Physician Assistants Program looking to Expand

Employment of Physician Assistants is projected to grow 30 percent by 2024. But Backus Hospital isn’t just sitting back and...

Berries: Why we should be eating more of them.

Brenda Viens, RDN Community Dietitian Backus Hospital and Thames Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA) A little girl toddles from...