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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Diabetes is not only being called a modern-day epidemic, but the disease which could bankrupt our healthcare system. With the Pittsburgh medical community at the forefront of diabetes prevention and treatment, OnQ not only examines the problems associated with Type Two Diabetes in both adults and children, but also offers advice, solutions and prevention success stories.
His father is one of Pittsburgh's favorite sons, but Franco Dok Harris is now in the spotlight and hoping for a victory of his own. OnQ's Tonia Caruso sits down with the independent candidate for mayor. Find out why Harris wants the city's top job and what his plans are for Pittsburgh.
The old foundry on the west bank of the Monongahela River once hummed with activity as turn-of-the-century machines cranked out parts for coal mines and riverboats. But when W. A. Young & Sons Foundry & Machine Shop closed its doors in 1969, it preserved an industrial heritage that exists to this day. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley steps through those doors, into the past, in a river town called Rices Landing.
Thousands of journalists will be in the city to cover the Pittsburgh G20 Summit. OnQ reports on the challenges of covering such an international event.
U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle weighs in on the health care reform debate, in a 30-minute OnQ discussion.