Health Library Explorer
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A-Z Listings Contact Us
Health Library

Strength Training at Home

Strength training is an important part of a fitness routine. It boosts your metabolism, improves your balance, and keeps your bones strong.

Read more

What Do You Know About Headaches?

Whether it's a migraine, sinus, or tension headache causing your pain, it can quickly derail your day. Test your headache IQ with this quiz.

Take quiz

Let's Get Physical!

Physical therapy can play a vital role in your rehabilitation. It can help with movement, balance, and pain and get you back to your normal daily activities. Do you have a condition or injury that could benefit from physical therapy?

Read more

Spice It Up and Live Longer!

Foods with a fiery kick, such as chili peppers, can work against diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and respiratory problems. Can you take the heat?

Read more

slider loader
Contact Our Health Professionals
Follow Us!
Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
Pregnancy & Newborns
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Women's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

    The itching caused by athlete's foot can be intense. Named for the active people who seem most prone to this condition, athlete's foot can affect even couch potatoes. Find out more by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction.


      Although used less commonly than knee or hip replacement, shoulder replacement surgery removes diseased or damaged bone in the shoulder and replaces it with an artificial joint. If arthritis pain is unrelieved by other methods, you may need replacement surgery. Learn how the shoulder works and what to expect in replacement surgery.

      Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities – men, too – can develop it. For some women, though – in particular, African-Americans – breast cancer can be more deadly. Many factors play a role in this disparity.

        Akron General Medical Center • 400 Wabash Avenue • Akron, OH 44307 • 330-344-6000 • 1-800-221-4601    • 2013 Akron General Health System
        Find Us on Facebook button

          This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.