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Backus to sponsor weight loss program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Weight Loss Center will host a 17-week weight loss program on Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 7 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.

A Safe Way to Deck the Halls

The holiday season is here, which means many people are decorating their homes with festive trees, candles and lights. To...

Backus Hospital offers asthma education classes

NORWICH – Backus Hospital will host a series of four asthma education classes on Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.

Backus helps those impacted by Hurricane Sandy

The impact of Hurricane Sandy continues to be felt, even as another Nor-Easter hit the region on Wednesday.

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.