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Backus to Host Fourth Annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host its fourth annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening on Thursday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to...

Backus Hospital to Host Free Community Education Program on Alzheimer’s Disease

NORWICH-– Backus Hospital will host a two-part community education program on Alzheimer’s disease presented by Kristine Johnson of the Alzheimer’s...

Get Your Green(s) On!

Unless you like being pinched (and if so, I don’t want to know), odds are that you’re wearing something green...

The dangers of Molly

Eleven college students recently overdosed on the party drug Molly. In this video, learn more about the dangers of Molly,...

Backus Opens New Family Health Center in Ledyard

LEDYARD—In its continued effort to provide more health care access for patients close to home, Backus Hospital has opened its...

Backus to Hold Free Community Talk on Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a free community education program called “Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis, on Monday, March 16 from...

Dr. Allen speaks on WTIC AM about a party drug known as “Molly”

After 12 Wesleyan students overdosed from taking MDMA, Dr. J. Craig Allen medical director of Hartford HealthCare partner Rushford Center, was a guest on WTIC-AM 1080 to talk about the dangers of the party drug also known as “Molly.”

Want to better understand healthcare? Ask Me 3

By Alice Facente, RN, MSN Backus Community Health Education Nurse It can be a daunting experience to navigate the health...

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