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Want a healthy, low-sodium meal? Just Ask!

So many of us are taking charge of our health and choosing to eat meals that are lower in salt...

Backus to Offer Free Prostate Screenings Nov. 8

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, November 8, from 9am – 1pm, in the hospital’s main...

Backus to Hold Free Community Education Program For Diabetes Patients

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a free community education program for patients with diabetes on Wednesday, November 12, from 5 to...

What to Do With All That Halloween Candy

By Jennifer Fetterley, RD Thames Valley Council for Community Action and Backus Dietitian Let’s face it… kids are going to...

The Power of Positive Thinking

They all have a story of triumph over tragedy, turning heartache into healing. The amazing individuals featured in this video,...

Doctor Kurowski Named Backus Breast Center Medical Director

Kathleen Kurowski, MD, has been named the new Medical Director of the Backus Hospital Breast Center. Dr. Kurowski  joined the ...

Hartford HealthCare Statement on Ebola

HARTFORD – Hartford HealthCare has developed a coordinated response plan to safely care for potential Ebola patients. An interdisciplinary team...

Ebola Frequently Asked Questions

October 15, 2014 As a major regional health care system, Hartford HealthCare monitors world health events for the good of...

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