1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Why Your Teenager is Always Tired (and What to do)

    Parent to teens and pre-teens might have noticed a big change in them when compared to their elementary-age years. Have you seen them as much lately? Are they sleeping the moment they get home from school and all weekend? And in the summertime, are you finding them catching more ZZZZZZs than UVs? If…Read More

  6. When to Call a Specialist

    Throughout your life, you might experience times where you need specialized care for health conditions. While your family physician might be capable of performing a number of treatments, sometimes there are conditions that go above their scope of specialty. However, you might not know when it's time…Read More

  7. What to do if Your Child is Being Bullied

    Bullying is a worldwide issue that affects children of all ages and demographics. While some might write off unkind words and actions with a glib, "Kids will be kids," this is an issue that needs to be taken seriously. Recent studies published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry showed that children who …Read More

  8. Stress Management Tips for Busy Parents

    Whether your kids are tiny or teenagers or you're working in or outside of the home, being a parent comes with a certain amount of stress. Stress comes in all sizes and packages, and while it's usually associated with a negative connotation, stress doesn't always mean that you're upset or having a b…Read More

  9. Reasons You’re Tired and What to do About it!

    It seems like once we hit adulthood, between working, parenting, and other activities, there's not much energy left. Many adults feel as if they're always tired, and chug coffee by the bucketful to stay awake throughout the day. But what happens if this feeling is never-ending? You've got to take ac…Read More

  10. How to Keep Your Toddler Busy

    Your toddler might be in a pre-school during the school year, which means they have buddies, activities, and other fun to keep them busy. But when your little guy is home with you, you very likely have some tough competition to keep up with! Don't fear the days off! At Albemarle Square Family Health…Read More