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Palomar Health offers classes and screenings



Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-educa­tion classes and screenings led by phy­sicians and other health professionals during the month of June. Following is a complete schedule with registra­tion information.

The ones that are in our area are listed below.

Blood Drive

Palomar Health San Marcos,
Parking Lot
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA92078
Wednesday, June 1 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join Palomar Health and the San Di­ego Blood Bank to help save lives by choosing to donate blood.
Register: SanDiegoBloodBank.org or 800-469-7322
FEE: Free – registration requested

Childbirth: Just the Basics

Palomar Health San Marcos,
Classroom, 2nd Floor
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA92078
Saturday, June 11 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This informative one-day class is fast-paced and designed for the busy couple. Lecture and video topics in­clude signs and stages of labor, coping skills, hospital procedures, medication options, cesarean birth and postpar­tum. Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classes or 800.628.2880

FEE: $55 / mom or couple (includes childbirth manual) – registration re­quired

Fighting Fat Over 40: 3-Part Series

Palomar Medical Center, Raymond Family Conference Center,
]2nd Floor
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido,CA 92029
Tuesdays, June 14, 21 & 28 | 10 –11:30 a.m.
It’s not uncommon to see a few extra pounds on your scale after age 40. Join Janice Baker, RD, CDE, as she dis­cusses the physiological changes that occur and strategies to boost metabo­lism and drop the pounds.
Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classes or 800-628-2880
FEE: Free – registration required

Advances in Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery

Palomar Health Downtown
Campus, Graybill Auditorium
555 East Valley Parkway, Escondido,CA 92025
Ramin Sorkhi, MD
Wednesday, June 15 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Are you 85 pounds or more over­weight, considering weight-loss sur­gery or looking to achieve lasting weight control? Join Bariatric Surgeon Charles Callery, MD, FACS or Ramin Sorkhi, MD, for an introductory semi­nar about gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy.
Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classes or 800-628-2880
FEE: Free – registration required

Things that Go Itch in the Night

OASIS – Escondido Senior Center
210 East Park Avenue, Escondido, CA92025
Monday, June 20 | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Luanne Arangio-Law, RN, MEd, will provide an overview of the most com­mon skin rashes. Learn about the signs and symptoms, treatment options,possible outcomes and when to see your doctor.
Register: 760.796.6020
FEE: $5 / person – registration re­quired

Understanding Tinnitus

Palomar Health Downtown Cam­pus, Graybill Auditorium,
Lobby Level
555 East Valley Parkway, Escondido,

CA 92025
Monday, June 20 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Tinnitus, a ringing or noise in the ears,is a common problem for many adults. Audiologist David Illich, AuD, will discuss symptoms, causes, risk fac­tors, complications and treatments.
Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classes or 800-628-2880
FEE: Free – registration required

Integrative Spine Care

Palomar Medical Center, Raymond Family Conference Center,
2nd Floor
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido,CA 92029
Thursday, June 23 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Spine Surgeon Paul D. Kim, MD,and Matt Alavi, LAc, discuss healthy alternatives to surgery that will keep your spine pain free. When surgery is necessary, learn how minimally inva­sive spine surgery may assist you with fewer side effects and faster recovery!
Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classes or 800-628-2880
FEE: Free – registration required
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Blood Pressure Screening

Palomar Medical Center, Lobby
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido,CA 92029
Tuesday, June 28 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Check your blood pressure regularly at no charge.
FEE: Free – no registration required
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Coronary Artery Disease

Palomar Medical Center, Raymond Family Conference Center,
2nd Floor
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido,CA 92029
Tuesday, June 28 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Coronary artery disease is plaque buildup in the arteries leading to blockages that could cause a heart at­tack. Join Cardiologist Mikhail Malek,MD, to learn the causes, prevention and treatment options for this disease.
Register: PalomarHealth.org/Classesor 800-628-2880
FEE: Free – registration required

Caring for Your Kidneys

OASIS – Escondido
Wednesday, June 29 | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Join Janice Baker, RD, CDE, as she reviews the latest recommendations to help reduce the risk of kidney disease or slow its progression.
Register: 760-796-6020
FEE: $5 / person – registration re­quired



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