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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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It Really is Better to Give by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the things I really like about my job – other than the huge pay cheque that keeps me in the lavish lifestyle that I love and that allows Shirley to spend her days lan ... Read on »
What are you feeling? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately, I’ve been working on a web TV show, www.powersewing.com.  I’ve been very busy and I haven’t been posting as much as I would like, so Kevin has been “taking up the sl ... Read on »
Slow Down, You Move Too Fast – and Other News by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The title to this piece is the opening line to a song by Simon and Garfunkel. Strangely the song is called the 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) – and that alone date ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday – Holiday Preparation Guide by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week Shirley and I saw our first Christmas tree of the season. No kidding. It wasn’t even Halloween and there it was, front and center in the window of a flat in a big ... Read on »
Forget Organized Sports, Let’s Have Some Disorganized Ones by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of my favorite things to do on the weekend is to walk down to the Marina Green in San Francisco and watch little kids play soccer. Most of the kids are only around 6 or ... Read on »
Why I Can’t Go To The Gym Today by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We’ve all done it. You have your workout clothes all ready, you have finished work for the day and you are supposed to be heading to the gym. But somehow the idea of jumping ... Read on »
New Things Take Time by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got a new phone.  I liked my old phone but there are times when I have to keep up with clients and check my e-mail  and I don’t usually carry my laptop around with me ... Read on »
Wash Your Hands – Or Die! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever wonder how doctors discovered that washing your hands was one of the best and simplest methods of protecting yourself and others from germs? You had to ask didn’t you. ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday – Take a Tumble by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tumbling on the GreenTumbling on the GreenSo, the other day Shirley and I were walking along the Marina Green in San Francisco when we saw these women doing the most amazing ... Read on »
Cell Phones; Strong Signal = Weak Bones by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever wonder if technology is slowly killing you? Do you worry that bit by mega bit it’s nibbling away at the very fabric of your being. Those buds in your ears connected to ... Read on »
Gratitude – the Cheapest Medicine Around by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday I wrote about how having a cold made me grateful for my normal good health.  That got me thinking more about gratitude and just how important it is in our everyday ... Read on »
The High Price of Being Cool by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Shirley' s Convertible A few years ago Shirley had a Saab convertible. It was such a cool car; sleek, stylish and when we put the top down and drove around town – or ... Read on »
Time To Go Public About the Public Option by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I was watching TV comedian and political commentator Bill Maher recently and Bill was interviewing Alan Grayson, the Democratic Congressman from the 8th District of Flor ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday – Stretching. The Truth by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was a kid growing up in London one of my favorite places to visit was the Tower of London, that started out as the home of the King of England but ended up as his or ... 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 »
Jack LaLanne Hates to Workout! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was just a little girl when I started to workout with Jack LaLanne! My mom would turn on the TV around 12 o’clock everyday and work out with Jack and since I was too youn ... Read on »
How to Gain Self-Knowledge and Self-Esteem by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How do you gain self – knowledge? Here are some things to consider as you ponder that question.  First of all why is it important to have self-knowledge? Well, it’s impor ... Read on »
To Be Or Not To Be – Vaccinated That Is by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, here’s my dilemma. I’m a big fan of vaccinations. Well, perhaps not a fan exactly but certainly a believer in their benefit. As a kid I got an armful of everything they ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday – The Genius Edition* by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I was racking my brains trying to come up with a great new exercise to enthrall and engage you. Then it came to me, windsurfing! It’s fun, it’s great exercise and you ge ... Read on »
How do the Blue Angels stay in Shape? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We’re starting a new feature on Healthy and Simple today, because I bought Mr. McCormack and new little Flip camera and he took it with him when the Blue Angels were in town ... Read on »