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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...

Backus Oncology Radiation Services Transitions to HHC Cancer Institute

Backus Hospital’s Cancer Program took another big step in the creation of a comprehensive, coordinated system of care for cancer...

Honoring the 2014 Backus and Windham Nightingales

Eleven nurses from Backus and Windham joined other nurses from throughout the region Thursday, May 8, for a night of celebration and recognition during the 2014 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. View a photo gallery from this special night and join us in saluting all of the nurses and the great work that they do.

Nurses Week: A time to say thank you

This is National Nurses Week 2014 and Backus sends out a big thank you to all of its nurses for...

Author Wally Lamb to headline mental health forum at Backus

Norwich, CT)  — Best-selling author and Connecticut resident Wally Lamb will be the featured panelist at The William W. Backus...