2010 marks the 100th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Motorcycle Unit. They are the only police force in the United States to have ridden Harley Davidson Motorcycles for 100 consecutive years. There have been generations of families who have served as Pittsburgh motorcycle officers, and they ride year-round no matter the weather. OnQ's Chris Moore reports.
This urban stream in Frick Park, in Pittsburgh's East End, is one of the finest examples of aquatic ecosystem restoration in the United States. OnQ reports on the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association initiatives that have been so successful.
Obesity won't go away without change. This OnQ report is the first in a special series on obesity, outlining the health risks and the scope of an issue that even has first lady Michelle Obama on a new mission. Tonia Caruso reports.
So many issues to cover, so little time! The OffQ gang covers a variety of topics including the major oil rig disaster off the coast of Louisiana, recent weapon and drug possession becoming a huge problem in schools, the Massey Mine explosion and continuing investigation and the massive traffic nightmare expected in the city for the Pittsburgh Marathon and Pens Game on Sunday.
Many patients don't know it, but there are new, exciting technologies in dentistry. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows how some of these innovations can improve your oral health, brighten your smile, and make your trip to the dentist a lot easier.
Carnegie Mellon University professor Randy Pausch captivated the world by delivering a talk known simply as "The Last Lecture." With only months to live, this husband, father of three youngsters, and innovator imparted the lessons of his remarkable life and career.
It may never be Paris, Milan, or New York, but Pittsburgh has come into fashion in a way that might surprise you. OnQ shows how.
Chris Fennimore of 'QED Cooks participates in OnQ's special series on obesity by taking us into his kitchen. Chris shares recipes that are fresh, healthy and easy to prepare.
Dr. Kamthorn Sukarochana is a retired pediatric surgeon who bakes rum and apricot brandy cakes to help raise funds for The Woodland Foundation, which serves children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses. OnQ contributor Chris Fennimore goes into the kitchen with "Dr. Kam" to bring us this holiday report.
It stands for "People Able to Lend Support." OnQ's Michael Bartley profiles this volunteer program in which trained senior volunteers help other seniors with everyday activities such as shopping, household chores, yard work, meal preparation and more.