Northwestern State University assistant professor of nursing, Stephen Hernandez, aims to expand his research into active duty nurses who feel a stigma associated with seeking mental health services. Hernandez's findings reveal that nurses have a similar level of stigma found in soldiers returning from war when it comes to getting mental help.
Shreveport designer Brian Carlisle looks forward to trash pick-up day and the unusual discarded treasures he might find along the side of the road. He retrofits found objects and turns them into birdhouses, bird feeders and furniture through his hobby/side business at gadgetsponge.com.
Former New Orleans resident Duc Duong used to live in an apartment overlooking the 17th Street Canal. After Hurricane Katrina, he moved to Bossier City, about 350 miles away from New Orleans. He established a successful restaurant in Bossier City and said he doesn't intend to return to New Orleans.