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NFA receives Youth in Philanthropy Award at Backus Bennies

Norwich Free Academy students are not just learning through books – they are learning in life, and helping others in...

Dr. Muhammed Qureshi: Attending State of the Union was inspiring experience

As I sat in the gallery of the House Chamber at the United States Capitol, I soaked in what was...

Thanks to our staff

We have much to be thankful for this time of year. Especially our staff and all of the hard work...

2015 Rocky Neck Heart Walk

Teams and individuals from Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital took part Sunday, Sept. 27 in the 2015 Rocky Neck Heart...

Community Gardens: A Growing Project

Not everyone has access to a plot of land in their backyard to plant a garden. A community garden is...

Backus to Host Safety Camp for Kids on May 16

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host the 11th annual Safety Camp on Saturday May 16 from 10am-1pm in the Backus Hospital parking...

Safe Snow Shoveling

There will be plenty of snow to shovel this winter. In this Backus HealthBeat video, Backus Community Education Nurse Alice...

Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament 2014

Golfers and guests were treated to a spectacular fall day at the third annual Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 17, at Mohegan Sun Golf Club. This year's tournament raised nearly $45,000 in support of the Backus Breast Health Initiative.

Backus Hospital to Host Program on Pregnancy and Infant Loss

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host Remembrance Day, a day to recognize pregnancy and infant loss, on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 3...

Former Major Leaguer John Ellis to Speak At Backus Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration

NORWICH—Former major league catcher, founder of the Connecticut Sports Foundation and cancer survivor John Ellis will be one of the...