Vero Beach – Heather Stapleton suffered repeated bouts of dysentary and malaria while serving in the West African nation of Benin. She had her bags packed, but ultimately decided to stick it out, and stayed an extra year. Now she's education coordinator at the Environmental Learning Center in Indian River County.
Florida – You can find the information Transportation for America used in ranking pedestrian safety and check out fatalities in your area here. Check on John Hopkins group, Green Mobility in Maimi here.
Washington DC – This weekend, Martin County firefighters will hold a boot drive at some Martin County intersections to collect money to transport WW II veterans to the WW II Memorial in Washington DC. We went along on an earlier flight in Nov. of last year and recount that visit. Find out more about Honor Flight.
Ft. Myers – When it comes to treating terminal illness, palliative care is often seen as the end of the fight. It focuses on quality of life rather than cure and is usually integrated in a patient's final days or weeks in the form of hospice. A recent study shows that palliative care can not only help people live better, but also longer. As Farah Dosani reports, those in the field call for changing the way we view and use this so-called "end-of-life" care.