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Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert

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Kevin has been a Medical Producer for a television station in San Francisco. Journalism is in his blood and now he has passed it on to the internet.  Finally, he gets to cover the stories that are useful and sometimes ridiculous, and it's so much cheaper than therapy. He has been a... Full Bio
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20 years and 20 pounds later by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember that old song “The Way We Were” – and I apologize in advance if this is now going to embed the tune in your brain for the rest of the day – where the lyrics ... Read on »
4 Simple Steps To Lose Weight! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Most of my clients want to have better self esteem or lose weight.  These are two giant hurdles that seem to plague so many of us as we pursue our goal to happiness! ... Read on »
6 Simple Steps to Reduce Stress by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So many of my clients come to me and say, “I’m so stressed out!”  In fact, just walking down the street you can see for yourself the people who look like they simp ... Read on »
A Girlfriend Is Good For Your Health! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey kids!  Want to live longer, have a healthier body and mind, have a better outlook on life, and enjoy an enormous surge in endorphins, serotonins, and even, boost ... Read on »
A Pox On All Your Vending Machines by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Schools are supposed to be institutions that feed children’s minds, filling them up with thoughts and reasoning. Instead too many schools seem to be places where children fi ... Read on »
A Salt On Our Intelligence! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For years we have been told that salt is bad for us, that it increases our risk of high blood pressure, which in turn increases our risk of heart disease and stroke. ... Read on »
A Spoonful of Sugar Is The Medicine by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I used to work with a doctor who did a stint in the local county hospital, San Francisco General. It’s an amazing place filled with extraordinary doctors, nurses and other s ... Read on »
A Walk On the Wild Side by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Who knew that using your feet would mean taking your life into your hands! An article by C. W. Nevius in the San Francisco Chronicle last week looked at how dangerous it ... Read on »
An Apple App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, a couple of weeks ago I read a fascinating article in the New York Times Sunday newspaper about people making small fortunes developing applications for the iPhone. N ... Read on »
Are We Dead Yet? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every day in America 18 people die waiting for an organ transplant. Every year more than 200,000 Americans get the regular flu and more than 36,000 die from the disease and ... Read on »
Are you blanking or having a senior moment? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My niece e-mailed me today she said, “‘Hi Tia, I’m blanking, but I think you once mentioned a store to me that sold discounted party supplies and is located next to the flow ... Read on »
Are You Living In a Toxic Environment by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I used to think that being healthy, losing weight, sticking with an exercise program was just a matter of will power. If you were fat or slovenly or had bad habits it was ju ... Read on »
Are you paying attention? Coz I’m not by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When was the last time you sat down at the computer and just focused on one project, one issue, for one hour, without being distracted or checking your email, or fin ... Read on »
Are You Watching Your “Thought” Intake? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was watching the news, which reminded me of the beginning of a Beatles song: “I heard the news today… oh boy..” …and I was thinking about how we don’t consider what we ... Read on »
Attack of the Killer Zombies!! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every so often you come across an opening to a story that just stops you dead in your tracks. In this case the phrase “dead in your tracks” is particularly apt. Here is the ... Read on »
Babies are people too! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, Kevin and I have a brand new baby!  Well, she’s not our baby, she’s my daughter and son-in-law’s baby and she is 7 weeks and four days old and her name is Emma Danger. ... Read on »
Baseball in heaven joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two old men had been best friends for years, when one of them suddenly falls deathly ill. His friend visits him on his deathbed, as they’re reminiscing about their long frie ... Read on »
Baseball Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A doctor at an insane asylum decided it would be good for the patients if he took them to a baseball game. So for weeks he prepared them so that they could get the most out ... Read on »
Baseball Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A man walks into a bar with a dog. The bartender says “Hey, you can’t bring that dog in here.” The man says “But you don’t understand, this is no ordinary dog. He can tal ... Read on »
Baseball Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A Spanish tourist named Jose was visiting San Francisco and decided he wanted to watch a Major League baseball game. But when he got to the stadium he found out all the seat ... Read on »