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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This international event reclaims parking spaces and turns them into parks and people-friendly gathering spaces one day a year. OnQ reports on Pittsburgh's version of PARK(ing) Day, which took place in September 2009.


Did you know Pittsburgh is home to the world's biggest Pinball tournament? Dave & Dave head to a Carnegie to meet players from around the world and find out why this is their favorite tournament.


They improve the look of your yard, but more importantly, they're good for the environment. Rain gardens collect and hold rain water runoff and allow it to slowly seep into the soil.  OnQ tours three rain gardens in the Pittsburgh area.


This historic Reform congregation in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh is celebrating two milestones. It's the oldest Jewish congregation in Western Pennsylvania, celebrating 150 years. Also, its majestic synagogue is now 100 years old. OnQ's Michael Bartley chronicles the history of Rodef Shalom.


As people age, they must always be mindful of "end of life" decisions. It's not just about your will. What happens if you become unable to voice your own wishes? Who will decide the health decisions on your behalf? When are you eligible for hospice care? This OnQ report features local experts who advise people on these issues every day.


William Slater's son, Larry, proudly recounts the story of his father's valiant efforts at Pearl Harbor.


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