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Rehabilitation Services / Exercise

Various types of rehabilitation services are available at Backus including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. If you are...

Center for Healthcare Integration (CHI)

CHI is dedicated to the integration of mind, body, spirit and emotions for your health and healing. Massage, Healing Touch,...

Dr. Foley inducted as CSMS president

John Foley, MD, tells people he learned the science of medicine at college, but he learned how to be a doctor in the halls of Backus Hospital.

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on group support and behavior modification beginning August 21.

Heat Wave Health Tips

Dealing with these hot, sultry days can be a challenge, especially for the very young and the elderly. Nader Bahadory,...

Women’s Health and Wellness is theme of Pink Fair at Backus

An annual event, the Pink Fair focuses on women’s health and wellness and includes free screenings such as bone densitometry, blood pressure and skin checks. This year also featured a celebration of Backus Breast Center Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Backus to host walking event

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an Enjoy LIFE (Lifelong Investment in Fitness and Exercise) event, “Take a Walk With Us and Put Some Spring Into Your Step” on Thursday, May 17, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the walking trails at Plainfield High School, 105 Plainfield Road in Central Village.

Backus Pink Fair to focus on women’s health and wellness

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fourth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, April 25, from 3-6...

New visitation policy more comforting for patients

Backus has changed its visitation policy to 24 hours per day, seven days per week except for designated areas such as the Birthing Center, Critical Care Unit, Same Day Surgery, Psychiatric Services and the Emergency Department.

Dr. David Katz offers hope to curb obesity

“Obesity is our greatest health concern in this country and most out of control,” said David Katz, MD, a nationally...