OnQ profiles the Pittsburgh mother of a nine year old boy diagnosed with autism at age 3, and reports on two University of Pittsburgh studies aimed at helping healthcare providers diagnose autism earlier.
The bluegrass band Church Street Blues, based in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, performs "Black Bubblin' Crude" for OnQ viewers.
Any woman can get breast cancer but researchers know that women with a family history of breast cancer are at greater risk. OnQ's Tonia Caruso has the story of a local family in which five members received breast cancer treatments.
Guest Susan Rauscher, Executive Director of Catholic Charities in Pittsburgh discusses the many other services provided by this downtown Pittsburgh safety net.
There's a fence on the Carnegie Mellon University campus that is painted over by students nearly every day of the semester. OnQ explores how the tradition began, and talks with students who explain why the fence has been a place for them to advertise and express themselves for nearly nine decades.
On December 19, 1907, a tremendous explosion shook the Youghiogheny River Valley, killing 239 men and boys at the Darr Mine in Van Meter, Westmoreland County.
Medical information is complicated enough, but some patients must also deal with language barriers or disabilities. OnQ explores how hospitals, providers and other organizations are addressing this health care disparities problem.
Think your house is cold and drafty? Tonight, OnQ offers some help. Local professionals explain how to best winterize your home and lower your heating bills. You might be surprised by some of the things you'll learn.
In 2005, OnQ followed researchers fishing local rivers to determine if cancer-causing contaminants are seeping into the rivers and into our tap water. In this 2007 follow-up report, Michael Bartley has the startling results of the major study.
Newly discovered records from the 18th-&-19th centuries document the sale, imprisonment and freedom rights of slaves and indentured servants in Western Pennsylvania. OnQ's Chris Moore explores a fascinating exhibit at the Heinz History Center on slavery in our region.