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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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The Power of Failure by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you noticed that failure seems to be a popular subject to talk and write about lately? Not the nasty-feeling-you-get-in-the-pit-of-your-stomach-when-something-y ... 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 »
Where There’s a Will! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Will Durst is a great American treasure. One of the funniest men around and easily the best political comedian in the US – although to be fair that’s like saying Mi ... Read on »
Mummy Proves McDonalds Not To Blame – much! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember a gal named Ashley Pelman? No, of course not, there’s no reason why you should. But you may remember what she did. She sued McDonalds, claiming that unknown ... Read on »
Words of Wisdom from Luther by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Did you ever watch a couple who clearly aren’t getting along. It’s painful but fascinating isn’t it. They may seem to be having a fairly ordinary conversation but ea ... Read on »
Throw it on the wall and see what sticks! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a friend who has taught me a BIG lesson!  The lesson is “let go of the outcome and be happy when it sticks!”  Jan, my friend is a self-published woman.  I don ... Read on »
I Can’t Type and Play at the Same Time by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The other day I was at work – well they pay me so I have to show up – and I was typing when I realized my fingers were hurting. More specifically the fingers on my l ... Read on »
The Art of Deception, the Deception of Art by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Riding around on my scooter every day I’m painfully aware of just how bad potholes are for you,  your car/bike/scooter/motor bike and – at least in my case – ... Read on »
What’s Bad Might Be Good After All by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Years ago I was interviewing a scientist who was part of the team trying to crack the human genome, the so-called ‘blue print’ of our body. He talked about the small ... 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 »
How Sarah Palin Helped Me Lose 20lbs by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are many ways to try and lose weight. Most of them fail. But now, thanks to Sarah Palin, there’s a new weight loss method and so far it’s showing tremendous su ... Read on »
Tough Workout? Recover with a cuppa by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Shirley and I went for a walk the other day. It was a lovely cool, sunny day and we had gone out for a cup of coffee early in the morning and we just kept going. We ... Read on »
What You Say Can Hurt by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The recent shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona that has left at least six people dead – including a nine year old girl – and more than a dozen others wounded, has un ... Read on »
Better! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Resolving not to make resolutions! Normally I’m not one to make New Year’s Resolutions. I’ve done it in the past ... Read on »
Even the Truth Isn’t Convincing to Some People by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Our willingness to belief what we want despite all evidence to the contrary is one of the charming oddities of the human race. In most cases it’s not a big deal, how ... Read on »
Want a Healthy Baby? Feed It Dirt! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My sister Finola probably won’t appreciate me telling you this but when she was a kid she used to eat soil. To her credit Fin didn’t just eat the soil whole, she alw ... Read on »
Forgetting How You Feel by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in baseball this Fall the City erupted in an explosion of joy. Not surprising, it had been more than 50 years sinc ... Read on »
Wash Your Hands – Yes, I’m Talking To You by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Working in a hospital you can’t go anywhere without being reminded of the importance of washing your hands. It’s the best, simplest way we have of protecting patient ... Read on »
This Yoga is Laughable by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the hottest concepts in health in recent years has been the idea of ‘mind-body’ medicine . Usually it refers to the ability of the brain to influence the heal ... Read on »
Why Beer, Fried Food and Chocolate Are Good For You! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are surrounded by information and advice and suggestions about how to lead a better, healthier, happier life. And yet so many people are not only overweight but a ... Read on »