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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A few years ago, it was a rundown mess. Today, it's a brand new space one local family is calling home. OnQ's Tonia Caruso shows how two architects turned an abandoned building on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood into a live/work place, with many green elements - and it's getting lots of attention.
There is more in your garden than plants and soil. The opportunity for renewed mental and physical health grows there, too.
State research showing Pennsylvania's health care system in "critical condition." OnQ shows how the average small business in this region - and its employees - are affected by the rising costs of healthcare.
The Indian Cultural Association of Pittsburgh was the first Asian Indian school in the Pittsburgh region to educate Indian students about their rich heritage and cultural values. Class meets in the North Hills on Sunday with entire families participating in prayers, language and culture.
She was a mother, community activist and advocate for troubled children and their parents. But at age 58, Judith Neely's life was cut short by a fatal car accident at Beaver Valley Mall in December 2007. OnQ shows how the life, dreams and hopes of this Aliquippa native affected so many.
Cancer specialists call it a rare event. Doctors in Pittsburgh have never seen it until now. Two biological sisters struck with the same form of childhood cancer.