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Category Archives: Wellness

Backus Hospital to Host Smoking Cessation Program

Norwich—Backus Hospital’s next session of the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking® Program begins on Sept. 15, 2015 at the...

Backus Joins Community Partners For Healthy Living Festival on Sept. 12

NORWICH—Backus Hospital is teaming up with the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, United Community and Family Services and Health...

Backus Hospital to Host Weight Loss and Wellness Program

NORWICH--The Backus Hospital Weight Loss Center will host a 13-week weight loss and wellness program on Thursday evenings beginning on...

Backus Community Series Kicks-Off With Free Talk on Hurricane Preparedness

Backus Hospital will kick-off a free community education series—“Let’s Talk about Your Health”

Backus and Windham Hospitals to Host Healthy Living Fest September 13

NORWICH—Hartford HealthCare’s East Region, which includes Backus and Windham hospitals, will host a Healthy Living Festival on Saturday, September 13,...

Backus Hospital to Host Weight Loss and Wellness Program

NORWICH--The Backus Hospital Weight Loss Center will host a 13-week weight loss and wellness program on Thursday evenings beginning on...

Backus Hospital to Host Smoking Cessation Program

Norwich—Backus Hospital will host the American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking® Program beginning on September 9 at the Backus Outpatient...

Fighting the weekend food battles

By Jennifer Fetterley, Registered Dietitian Backus Hospital and Thames Valley Council for Community Action It’s no secret that the people...

Stress is unavoidable, but you can manage it.

Let’s face it: stress is a constant in our lives and cannot be avoided. So, stress management is the key, not stress elimination. Here are several ways to help us manage stress in our daily life.
- by Alice Facente

The e-cigarette debate

The e-cigarette debate continues, with politicians now joining the fray with efforts to ban electronic-cigarette companies from advertising their products...