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


OnQ presents a forum on how seniors can better plan for their medical future with guests: Brian Heberle, Wells Fargo Advisors; Tim Lightner, Highmark.


These scuba divers volunteer every Saturday and Sunday so that visitors to The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium can have a clear view.


People of all ages gathered on Nov. 21, 2009 to take part in a breakdancing competition, organized by Carnegie Mellon University and International Freestylers. OnQ reports on a cultural experience, full of energy and diversity, that's becoming a popular movement in Pittsburgh.


This McKeesport-based non-profit corporation is using Senior Smart Technology to help older citizens improve their quality of life. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on what Blueroof Technologies does and why it's getting national attention.


The "Vixens of the Valley" are 12 senior citizens from Monongahela, PA who made news all over the world after posing for a racy calendar to raise money for their hometown's historical society. This report won an Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Feature for writer/producer David Solomon, videographer/editor Frank Caloiero and videographer Paul Ruggieri.

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