Anyone Can Have a Heart Attack
February 05, 2020
When Escondido resident Megan Baker began experiencing chest pain on the morning of July 29, she figured it was just the stress of being a 39-year-old single mother of two with a full-time job. She even went to the chiropractor for her regularly scheduled adjustment earlier that morning. About 1 p.m. the symptoms started to resemble a heart attack: chest pain, sweating, nausea and pain in her jaw. Still not believing an active person of her age with no family history of heart disease, regular blood pressure and low cholesterol could have a heart attack, she checked herself into a Graybill Medical Group urgent care, just to be safe. Within minutes of seeing nurse practitioner Michelle Washington, her heart stopped beating. “I was clinically dead for two minutes,” Baker said. Fortunately, Baker had listened to her body and suffered cardiac arrest while under the care of medical professionals who were able to quickly re-start her heart with a defibrillator and ...
Coronavirus Health Alert
January 21, 2020
Please see the health alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
Palomar Health CEO named to California Hospital Association Board
January 09, 2020
Term will last through 2022   Palomar Health President and CEO Diane Hansen has been appointed to the California Hospital Association (CHA) Board of Directors for a term ending in Dec. 2022.   CHA is one of the largest hospital ...
Take a Class
January 07, 2020
Free and low-cost health and wellness classes are available from Palomar Health. Download the class list. 
Flu Visitor Restrictions
January 06, 2020
Flu season is here and Palomar Health wants to ensure our patients, staff and visitors are protected.
Palomar Health Eye Surgeon Shares His Skills in Africa for Thanksgiving
December 23, 2019
Palomar Health eye surgeon Dr. Srinivas Iyengar flew to Kumasi, Ghana during Thanksgiving to teach local eye surgeons eyelid surgery techniques that have saved the sight of more than 23 million people worldwide since 1982. Ghana has a severe ...
Gift of Sound a Miracle for Young Oceanside Resident Who Can Hear for the Holidays
December 19, 2019
Oceanside resident Amber Henry has long known the reality of the Sound of Silence, not through Simon and Garfunkel’s hit but through degenerative hearing loss. In elementary school she failed a hearing test, was sent to an audiologist ...