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 this expanded interview, OnQ's Michael Bartley goes back to the river with University of Pittsburgh researcher Dr. Dan Volz to get the latest results of the so-called "Fish Study." Are male fish being feminized by what ends up in the river? And how is it affecting humans? Dr. Volz also discusses other serious contaminants affecting river quality and potentially our drinking water.
OnQ looks into a pioneering public policy called Pennsylvania's Fresh Food Financing Initiative which makes fresh food more accessible in underserved communities, where obesity is prevalent.