Twenty-five years after the discovery of the HIV virus, progress has been made in basic research, clinical treatment, and public health prevention. OnQ’s Michael Bartley takes a look into the early days of this worldwide epidemic, and at a new therapeutic vaccine that is showing signs of being a potential cure.
Hospital acquired infections kill more than 100,000 patients every year, and cost our country's healthcare system billions of dollars. OnQ takes a look at how Allegheny General Hospital has practically eliminated hospital infections, and how its procedures are now being taught in hospitals throughout the United States.
Pittsburgh TV stations join forces to get the word out about "The Pittsburgh Promise" - an ambitious scholarship program that helps students in Pittsburgh Public Schools plan, prepare & pay for college. Join Michael Bartley, Tonia Caruso, Stacy Smith, Ken Rice, David Johnson, Darieth Chisolm, Wendy Bell and Andrew Stockey as they report on how The Pittsburgh Promise hopes to transform the future of our children, our city and our region.
Ballet and the Holocaust combine for this compelling production at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. OnQ previews the ballet and introduces a Pittsburgh Holocaust survivor who helped prepare the dancers for this melding of art and history.
When a man went on a shooting rampage in 1994, FBI agent Martha Dixon was killed trying to protect others in a Washington, DC. building. Seven years later, Tonia Caruso updates the heroic story as the FBI dedicates its new building in Dixon's hometown of Pittsburgh.
OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes a look at what homeowners can do to prevent mold from growing in their homes.
At a time when Pittsburgh is facing big financial challenges, they're the two newest members to be elected to City Council. OnQ's Tonia Caruso introduces Natalia Rudiak and R. Daniel Lavelle. You'll hear about their plans for Pittsburgh.
OnQ introduces you to a woman who once was a bariatric surgery candidate who became pro-active in her weight loss and achieve a more than 100 pound weight loss after working with a nutrition counselor.
Everyone is talking about healthcare reform, including the panelists of OffQ! There is controversy surrounding the bill being passed into law and the gang discusses the drama that is unfolding.
Within a 10-mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh, there are 70,000 working people who do not have health insurance. Catholic Charities has opened a free health center - with most of the incoming patients needing dental care. OnQ contributor Mike Clark tours the facility and talks with a volunteer dentist and patients who have few other options.