Obesity On Campus

Three out of every 10 college students are overweight or obese - and colleges are considering their options when it comes to addressing this growing health crisis. This OnQ report looks at local universities' unique efforts to battle an obesity problem far more serious than the fabled "freshman fifteen."


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OnQ contributor Lynn Sawyer takes you on a tour of two of the major glass exhibitions. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland were part of a special initiative which made up Pittsburgh's 2007 Year of Glass.


GTECH is an innovative company that is reclaiming Pittsburgh's vacant land using alternative energy crops to remediate the soil.


Whether or not you are covered under an employer-paid plan, consumers should be well informed about available health insurance options. OnQ's featured guests Rich Little - VP of Benefits for Highmark, and Michael Bartolini - VP of First Commonwealth Insurance Agency, attempt to provide answers.


OnQ profiles the Hope Academy of Music and the Arts, an after-school art education outreach program in East Liberty.


OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a unique visit inside the Allegheny County Jail, where inmates now appear before a judge without ever leaving the high-security jail facility. It's saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars while alleviating security concerns.


Kevin Parker was wounded innocently in a downtown shooting and lost his eyesight. We hear about how Kevin stays positive and works to keep young people away from drugs and violence.


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