After an explosive blew up in U.S. Marine and Iraq War Veteran Josh Maloney's hand, he went on living without a right hand. That was until a human donor offered a new hand and Pittsburgh doctors successfully transplanted it. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Maloney of Brentwood, Pennsylvania about the extraordinary transplant surgery and how it's brought normalcy to his life.
Hand Transplant aired on Mar 10, 2010.
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Yes, it's back! OnQ features the Steel City Hoop Union, which wants everyone to spin, move those hips and build a Pittsburgh hooping community.
Original airdate: Mar 02, 2010
This partnership between Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design and local family support centers is helping to prevent obesity while delivering healthy lifestyle messages, tools and services to children and families. OnQ's Chris Moore visits two FitWits Zones in the Pittsburgh region.
Original airdate: Mar 01, 2010
OnQ viewers get a preview of the upcoming Filmmakers Corner, WQED's new program with host Minette Seate screening local, independent and student film and video. Videographer/producer Ralph Vittucio screens his "In Service: Iraq to Pittsburgh," an intense documentary featuring words and images of troops from Southwestern Pennsylvania during their service in Iraq.
Original airdate: Feb 24, 2010
One of the leading causes of weight gain is that hungry people prefer fast cooking and fast food. Now, slow cooking is a new buzz phrase when it comes to eating right. Registered dietitian Judy Dodd shows OnQ viewers how slow cooking Mediterranean style can be beneficial for people with all kinds of lifestyles.
Original airdate: Feb 11, 2010
He bills himself as the world's strongest clown, entertaining young and old in the Pittsburgh region. OnQ contributor Susie Meister catches up with Buffo the Clown at a local gym.
Original airdate: Feb 02, 2010
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman recently returned from a special assignment covering the Haiti earthquake. They share their compelling stories and photographs with OnQ viewers.
Original airdate: Feb 01, 2010