Bonnie's Bus

This mobile digital mammography unit for the West Virginia University Hospital's Cancer Center travels into rural West Virginia providing mammograms to women who'd otherwise have to travel great distances for this life-saving test.  OnQ contributor Lori Savitch reports.

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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009


Ruth may be 93 years old and legally blind, but she knows how to start the day! Her early morning piano concerts brighten up everyone at Seneca Hills Village, an independent living facilty in Penn Hills.


A pet can not only provide companionship, but may even contribute to a healthier and longer life. OnQ reports on the health benefits for older Americans who own a dog, cat or other loving pet. You'll also see how pet therapy is used in palliative care units and nursing homes.


Come along for a ride in the newest "smart fortwo" car with OnQ contributor Mike Lee.


The development in Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood - known as "Eastside" - is not only good news for shoppers, it has also brought back an historic restaurant. OnQ contributors Dave and Dave visit Station Street Hot Dog & Sandwich Shop, which is once again serving tasty wieners!


She was only eight years old, when a hail of gunfire killed Taylor Coles, her father and another man inside a Homewood restaurant. Reporter Michael Bartley reports on the senseless tragedy.

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