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Backus Physician Assistants Program looking to Expand

Employment of Physician Assistants is projected to grow 30 percent by 2024. But Backus Hospital isn’t just sitting back and...

Berries: Why we should be eating more of them.

Brenda Viens, RDN Community Dietitian Backus Hospital and Thames Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA) A little girl toddles from...

Backus Earns National “Most Wired” Award for Technology

Norwich—For the sixth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the...

Mary Cummings Satti, MD., Christina McLean, MD., and Anisha Rajesh Parekh, MD., Join Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

(Hartford, Conn.) – Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and Backus Hospital are happy to welcome Drs. Mary Cumming Satti, Christina McLean...

Food Safety Tips for Picnics and BBQs

by Brenda Viens RD-N Roughly one in six Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick annually from the food they...

Armed Intruder Response Training: Volunteers Step Up to the Challenge of our New Reality

In the wake of mass tragedies such as those in Sandy Hook, California and Paris, Hartford Healthcare announced plans to...

Strive to eat healthier at those summer barbecues

Warmer temperatures invite us to spend more time outdoors and take in the fresh air and sunshine. The alluring aromas...

Backus to Hold Free Community Talk on Improving Sleep

Norwich—Pulmonologists Dr. Setu Vora, MD and Olimpia Radu, MD will host a free community education event “Better Sleep for Better...

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