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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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Health Care 2.0 by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When people think of health care, they think of their insurance and their doctor, that’s the guy or gal who is the first one they see when checking in on their health.  The ... Read on »
Sit Up Straight, It’s Good For Your Brain & Other News by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember all those times when you were growing up and your mum or dad or teacher would say “Stop slouching, sit up straight”, well they had a point. A new study says that do ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday – Improvise by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, a few weeks ago we got an email from a reader (I love saying that!) asking for some tips on how to exercise when you are traveling a lot and it’s cold and snowy outside ... Read on »
Change is Good for You by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The one constant in our lives – other than death, taxes and the Oakland Raiders sucking – is change. One way or another change is a daily feature. And I don’t just mean you ... Read on »
Religious Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A Catholic priest and a rabbi are sitting on a plane and the priest turns to the rabbi and says “I hope you don’t mind me asking this but I know your faith forbids you to ea ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These are quotes taken from real Federal Performance Evaluations. Which explains why our government is as screwed up as it is! Since my last report, this employee has r ... Read on »
Doodling Is Good For Your Brain by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hands up anyone who whiled away a really boring time at school doodling on a pad? Come on, I bet there isn’t one person who didn’t spend at least one chemistry or physics ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Doctor: I have some bad news and some very bad news. Patient: Well, might as well give me the bad news first. Doctor: The lab called with your test results. They said y ... Read on »
How Come Everyone But You and Me Is An Idiot? by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s amazing how the stupidity of others can bring together complete strangers and make them feel that even though they have just met they have one thing in common, they a ... Read on »
Losing Weight & Holding Your Temper by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s March. It’s cold out there. Or wet. Or snowy. Or all three. All I know is that by now the number of people who are still holding on to their New Year’s Resolution to ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A man got in a taxi cab and asked to go to City Hall. The cab was about to turn a corner, but had to wait for the light. The taxi cab driver wasn’t sure his blinkers were ... Read on »
High Anxiety by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately, I’ve been working with people who are suffering from anxiety.  There is a lot of anxiety out there, and in many cases there is good reason to be anxious.  Loss of ... Read on »
Workout Wednesday #12 by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all need a little balance in our lives. Balance between home and work. Balance between the emotional, physical and spiritual parts of our lives. Balance between the cre ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A young man was sitting in a cafe. At the table next to him was an older couple. He noticed the older man leaning towards his wife and heard him say ‘This is the cafe wher ... 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 »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two nuns are in the supermarket buying food for the convent. They pass the beer aisle and one of the nuns asks the other if she fancies a beer. The nun says she would love ... Read on »
Giving Up Can Be Good For You by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Growing up catholic in Ireland and England I was always told I should give up something for Lent, so that by the time Easter rolled around I would better appreciate the ob ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What’s the difference between a Northern fairy tale and a Southern fairy tale? A Northern fairy tale begins, “Once upon a time…” A Southern fairytale begins, “Y’all ... Read on »
Taking the Fun out of Life by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was growing up kids playgrounds had the most amazing collection of fun and wild things to play on. Swings, roundabouts, see-saws (or teeter-totters as they are call ... Read on »
Joke of the Day by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These wise words are brought to you courtesy of humorist Dave Barry. OK, technically speaking he doesn’t know we’ve stolen them but what the heck, they’re still funny. ... Read on »