The Adrean Harris Story - Sleep Wellness Center
Adrean Harris didn't think she had a sleep problem. The 74-year-old La Connor resident wasn't overweight and suffered from few of the underlying health problems usually associated with sleep disorders. But when her husband, George, reminded her that she snored and felt tired most of the time – even to the point of nodding off while driving – Harris asked her primary-care doctor to arrange an evaluation at the Island Hospital Sleep Wellness Center.
“I was skeptical at first,” says Harris. “The staff hooks you up to all these sensors and then they assure you they'll be watching you all night.” Harris didn't think she'd drop off during the session, but she did, and was surprised to learn... Read more.
The Sharon Maya Story - Cancer Care
At 67, Friday Harbor resident Sharon Maya had never experienced a major illness. Then she was diagnosed with a form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and was facing her first massive chemotherapy infusion at Island Hospital's Merle Cancer Care Center (MCCC).
“I was in shock and I was scared,” said Maya. “Then one of the Oncology nurses held my hand and spoke quietly to me. I can't remember what she said, but it made me feel a little better and a little more ready to face... Read more.