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With Budget Deadline Looming, State’s Fiscal Crisis Weighs On Hospitals Facing Tax Hike

Connecticut’s hospitals, wary about the round-and-round state budget talks that could add hundreds of millions of dollars in tax increases...

Hartford HealthCare Officially Opens New Family Health Center in Plainfield

New center offers cardiology, primary care with more services to come. PLAINFIELD—More than 50 people including community leaders, physicians and...

Even in small amounts, daily alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk, new study says

From helping to shed pounds to improving your immune system, a glass of red wine a day has long been...

Backus to Host Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration

NORWICH—Hundreds of cancer survivors, family members and caregivers are expected for the Backus Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration on Saturday, June...

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars: Cute And (Possibly) Itch-Inducing

An unwelcome visitor has returned to Connecticut – the gypsy moth caterpillar. And with them come an annoying and itchy...

Forty-Seven Backus and Windham Hospital Physicians Named “Top Docs”

Norwich—Forty-seven physicians on the medical staffs at Backus and Windham hospitals have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of...

Why We Volunteer

Backus volunteers come from all walks of life. But one thing they have in common is their desire to help...

Backus Bennies honors community supporters

Panera Bread, Big Y of Norwich, and the town of Plainfield were celebrated for their continued support of Backus Hospital;...

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