1. How Busy Professionals Can Keep Stress Levels Low

    Working professionals face a number of stressors that can affect their mental and physical health. Stress can come from the workplace itself, but also come from your role as a parent, partner, and other factors. People have accepted that stress is a part of life—however, there are things you can d…Read More

  2. The Germiest Places in Your Office

    With cold and flu season well underway, taking care to avoid spreading germs is even more important now more than ever. While you probably can’t get Jerry from accounting to stay home when he’s got that nasty respiratory bug, you and your office mates can take steps to lower your chances of gett…Read More

  3. Stress Management Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

    As a parent, stress comes with the territory. You’re likely wondering if you have enough energy to keep up with your toddler’s shenanigans, or to take your children to all their extra-curriculars. And on top of that, you might have a job to go to or a house to take care of, and, of course, a spo…Read More

  4. New Year’s Resolutions—The Right Way

    Every year, once people get past the holiday season, the next thing they focus on is setting resolutions for the new year. This can be fun and exciting, but also pretty daunting. And it’s likely that most of us look back at the past year and realize we didn’t make it past January 15…if we even…Read More

  5. The Signs and Symptoms of Depression

    Depression is a condition that affects not only the mind and emotional health, but can bring on physical symptoms as well. If you or somebody you know is suffering from depression, taking action quickly is of critical importance. To know and understand what depression looks like, it’s important to…Read More

  6. December is National Impaired Driving Awareness Month

    The holiday season that runs from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve is certainly a fun one. You'll likely be going to a lot of parties, catching up with friends, and having a great time in general. However, sometimes that fun is accompanied by alcohol, and since it's National Impaired Driving Mont…Read More

  7. Wellness Tips for the Holidays

    The holidays can be a stressful season for so many reasons. The pace seems to pick up for everything, and to top it off, you've got more parties to attend, gifts to buy, and possibly travel. This is a time of year that's supposed to be joyous, but many find that it's too stressful to be enjoyable. A…Read More

  8. November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    November is the month where the leaves fall from the trees, we eat lots of turkey, and, of course, the month where growing facial hair is the norm for millions of men across the country. To raise awareness for those who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Movember Foundation started the mo…Read More

  9. The Risk Factors for Type II Diabetes

    Type II diabetes is on the rise, and with November being Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to share some risk factors, as well as signs and symptoms, and what you can do. Albemarle Square Family Healthcare is a Charlottesville health clinic that provides top-notch health maintenance exams and more…Read More

  10. Safety Tips for Halloween

    With Halloween coming up, it's time to regroup and talk about safety tips for this fun night. Even if you'll be walking with your little ones while they're hunting for candy, everybody needs to be on the same page. At Albemarle Square Family Healthcare, we provide primary care, women's health, pedia…Read More