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Protect yourself in the Sun

August is Summer Sun Safety Month! It is important that you protect your skin and are aware of the dangers that the sun can cause you.

Aug 17th, 2021
HWMS Social Media

Health and Wellness Medical Services is looking to expand our social media platform and we need YOU! HWMS is currently welcoming NEW patients in Madison and Charlottesville! Give us a call today! 434.933.3318

Jul 27th, 2021
Health & Hydration

Drinking water and staying hydrated is beneficial to the human body especially as we are amidst the HOT summer months.

Jul 14th, 2021
What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A Nurse Practitioner is a highly trained advanced practice nurse, with at least a Masters degree and hundreds of hours of clinical residency and practicum training. Nurse Practitioners can diagnose illnesses, treat conditions, and prescribe medications.

Jun 28th, 2021
Protecting your Skin

As Summer quickly approaches, better weather means spending more time outside and under the sun! Learn how to protect your skin, the largest organ in your body!

May 24th, 2021
The Benefits of CBD

Cannabidiol, known as CBD oil, has many benefits to a person's overall health. Learn about its benefits, uses, and more below!

May 21st, 2021
Meal planning for Diabetes

Making nutritious, well-balaced meals isn't always easy to do! Learn about the basics, especially with conditions like diabetes, here!

Apr 9th, 2021
Exciting News: Vaccine Administration

Health and Wellness Medical Services is now administering the Johnson and Johnson and Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. View our Facebook page for more information at

Apr 9th, 2021
Alleviating Seasonal Allergies

When the trees and flowers bloom after the long winter, two major things happen: overall mood improves and pollen runs rampant. Read to learn about ways to alleviate seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Mar 22nd, 2021
Cooking at Home: Healthy Tips

Maintaining a balanced diet is extremely important, especially when you're spending so much time at home. If you think you are nutrient deficient in any way, contact us for lab testing and appointments to see one of our providers!

Mar 2nd, 2021
Managing Diabetic Feet

In addition to other conditions, the management of your feet while having diabetes can be difficult. Read about some helpful tips below and visit our website to learn about our podiatry services related to certain chronic conditions.

Feb 23rd, 2021
An Exploration into Grief: Actual and Anticipated

Heightened anxiety and stress, combined with loss in a pandemic, can lead to grief and sadness. Taking care of yourself and then others in this situation are important in our society. Contact one of our providers today if you seek improved overall health.

Jan 26th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Food as Fuel

It's hard to stay healthy during the holidays! Using food as fuel can help avoid overeating and boost your immune system. If you do fall ill, our providers can help! Check them out here:

Dec 22nd, 2020
What's the difference between COVID-19 and the Flu?

This December, the cases are rising for coronavirus in addition to battling the regular flu season. Schedule an appointment with one of our providers using this link:

Dec 15th, 2020
Healthy alternatives to a few Thanksgiving favorites

As the holidays approach, family gatherings are a great opportunity to introduce new favorites that provide delicious alternatives to your classic dishes. Here are some good options to try out this November!

Nov 24th, 2020
Exercising as an Older Adult

Staying active and moving remains an important activity at any stage of life. There are many painless ways to raise your heart rate and exercise.

Nov 17th, 2020
Life as a Balancing Act

In our busy lives, do you sometimes feel torn between work, a social life, and your family obligations? You're not alone and it's important to decrease feelings of stress and becoming overworked so you can enjoy all aspects of life!

Oct 27th, 2020
What if I'm Exposed to COIVD-19?

During this time of rising cases of COVID-19, it's important to know steps to keep you and your loved ones safe if you think you've been exposed.

Oct 16th, 2020
Eating a Healthy Diet

As we enter the new season of Fall, there's no better time to start with healthy habits and routines in your diet!

Oct 6th, 2020