Health in Akron, OH

Individual sessions will provide information on hazards of smoking, smoking dependency and what triggers smoking, and offer suggestions on different strategies to help reduce smoking and it's dependency or how to quit and what can be done to achieve this goal and sustain it. Call 234-312-5226 to schedule and speak to a Tobacco Treatment Specialist.
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The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians has named Dr. Jeff Bachtel of Tallmadge as its 2019 Family Physician of the Year.“From a very early age, I

At Summa Health, we provide high quality, compassionate care for all patients regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We understand that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community has unique health needs and deserves equal, respectful and knowledgeable care
When it comes to healthcare, LGBTQ patients face many barriers, including concerns about confidentiality, fear of discrimination and negative attitudes toward treatment. Because of…

A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by cigarette smoking and the benefits of quitting.

Summa Health Sports Medicine physicians consist of Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Team Physicians of the Year. Physicians have extensive experience caring for children, adolescents and adults.

“A lot of people in my position wouldn’t want to say anything,” Marquette guard Markus Howard, the Big East player of the year, said of going public about seeking mental health counseling.

WHO: Sponsored by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce WHAT: An event allowing exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their business, industry or organization to area residents as well as to other participating businesses and organizations. Interactive booths and live demonstrations are encouraged! WHERE: Hudson High...

Summa Health is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for gastrointestinal care and critical care according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

Lowering Your Blood Pressure, Naturally
Posted October 11, 2018 by Roger B. Chaffee, M.D., FACC Medical Director, Summa Health Heart and Vascular Institute
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)
So you just found out that you have high blood pressure (HBP). Well, you’re not alone. Almost half of adults in the U.S. have it – and most don’t even know it
Fortunately, hypertension – the medical term for HBP – can typically be controlled with the right medication and lifestyle changes. In…

Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Ad...

Following are some simple steps you can take to help keep yourself and your family healthy this flu season
Get vaccinated annually.
Avoid close contact, especially with those who are sick.
The flu virus is highly contagious, and symptoms in others may not be present at the onset of illness.
Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose…

My Brother's Keeper
J.P. Blase Cooke Center
My Brother's Keeper began in the early 1980s as pastors in the Irvington neighborhood of West Baltimore saw the effects of a declining economy. It started with basic services and today offers a wide range of support, from meals to workforce development to youth services. CONTACT MY BROTHER'S KEEPER

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.

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The Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are high-priority health issues in the United States that serve as measures of the Nation’s health. Each month displays 1 or more infographics to visually communicate the existing health disparities for the featured LHI.If you would like the monthly infographic and bulletin sent straight to your inbox, sign up for Healthy People email updates.

Learn about All On Four dental implants and the features this system offers to replace missing teeth.

Suicide Safe by SAMHSA helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. This free a...

Get general information about National Recovery Month, held every September to increase awareness and celebrate successes of those in recovery
National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life
Recovery Month celebrates the gains made…

We believe in giving back to the communities we serve.
Novus Clinic is proud to support many local charities including, Tallmadge Lions Club, Uniontown Lions Club, Stewart’s Caring Place – a Cancer Wellness Center, Akron Rotary Camp – for Children with Special Needs, Dragon Dream Team – PLX Boatloads of Hope, Robbie’s Voice, Victim Assistance, Wounded Warriors, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron Canton Regional Foodbank, The Salvation Army and Ronald McDonald’s House of Akron.