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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Guests: Robert Adamson and Harold Hartger of Mercy Behavioral Health continue the discussion on the importance of mental health safety nets in the Pittsburgh region.Mercy Behavioral Health 24/7 Toll Free Hotline1-877-637-29241-877-MERCYBH
Original airdate: Oct 08, 2009
Pediatrics is the focus in this report. Funding has greatly improved the care provided at the North Side Christian Health Center, as you will hear from the professionals who work there, and the families who bring their children for treatment.
Original airdate: Oct 07, 2009
Birdwatching is considered by many to be a hobby for white, middle class, middle aged Americans. But John C. Robinson is working to change that by teaching minority children and young adults about the joy and importance of birdwatching. Robinson wrote Birding For Everyone as part of his "birding" mission.
Original airdate: Oct 05, 2009
That's California - as in PA. WQED's Rick Sebak and crew discovered a 1938 movie featuring the Washington County town along the Monongahela River. Rick produced this story just for OnQ viewers, highlighting the old film and the folks from the California Area Historical Society who hope to preserve the movie for years to come.
Original airdate: Oct 01, 2009
Guests Bob Hagerty, The Wall Street Journal; James O'Toole, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette discuss the upcoming Pittsburgh G20 Summit.
Original airdate: Sep 25, 2009
OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on Pittsburgh's efforts to keep order on city streets during the Pittsburgh G20 Summit.
Original airdate: Sep 24, 2009