Taming Your Inner Perfectionist

"Mistakes are the portals to discovery” "Failure is the key to success” "Mistakes are proof that you’re trying” Consider a study conducted by Michigan State University in...

When Your World is Turned Upside Down

I’ll never forget the day I was told I had abnormal, cancerous cells in my body and I needed to have a biopsy done...

How Should Our Diet Change As We Age?

As we age nutrition becomes increasingly important. Here I share a few key actions and nutrients to ensure optimum health through your 20s, 30s,...

Spotlight on Breast Cancer Survivor Valerie Calhoun

It was during a yearly mammogram last July when Forestville resident Valerie Calhoun found out she had a tumor.  After fighting breast cancer twice...

3 Tips to Ease Anxiety

You know the feeling all too well: shortness of breath, a feeling of pressure on your chest, maybe your arm is tingly or your...

Children’s Mental Health

Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. According...

An Open Letter to My Patients

Approximately a year ago I wrote an article entitled, “Dr. O, Doctor and Patient in One” published in this magazine. It was my intention...

Battling Ovarian Cancer: Survivors Share

The facts are simple: all women are at risk. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, and an estimated...

Improve Overall Health by Caring for Your Teeth and Gums

While we know eating right, tossing out the cigarettes, and “Sweating to the Oldies” are all part of our typical New Year’s resolution to...

Lower Dose 3D Mammography: The Latest in Breast Cancer Screening Technology

In honor of breast cancer awareness month Dr. Joseph P. Finizio, Founder and Medical Director of Radiology Imaging Associates answers common questions about the...