The Air We Breathe

Michael Bartley takes a closer look at air quality in Western Pennsylvania, reporting on why some health experts believe this region's air is making us sick.


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Is living near electrical power lines dangerous? Do chemicals leach into liquids or foods from plastic bottles or containers? Find out what's fact, what's not.


This week the gang discusses the attempted airline attack and the subsequent airport security measures, Mayor Ravenstahl's new plan for Pittsburgh, the new City Council President and members, and the Rendell's approval of table games.


The panel discusses the shooting at Fort Hood, the 2009 Elections, local school closings, the county's plan to collect from non-profits, and a local tea party protest.  Special guest:  Mark DeSantis.


Guest Dr. Robert Weyant talks about the disparities that are associated in rural areas and people without dental insurance; the need for more programs to address the problem; and the current programs that are in place to  help those in need.


A photographer from the North Side who's lived with HIV for 23 years, and a painter from North Oakland who has tested negative - also for 23 years. They are just two of many artists donating work to a cause that helps countless people. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley tells the story of a group called Persad and its art auction that takes place at the Carnegie Museum of Art.


OnQ visits the Pittsburgh Children's Institute in Squirrel Hill, an internationally-renowned center for the treatment of children with a rare genetic disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome.


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