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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Public transportation riders are getting culture with their commute. Pittsburgh area artists are working with Port Authority of Allegheny County to display their work on buses.


When the train tracks from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland became the Great Allegheny Passage biking and hiking trail, the Big Savage Tunnel's deplorable condition was a major obstacle for bicyclists trying to connect with the C&O Canal trail into Washington, D.C. This mini-documentary follows several years in efforts to restore the tunnel - making it a landmark stop along the bike trail. From writer/producer David Solomon, Camera & Editing: Paul Ruggieri.


This mobile digital mammography unit for the West Virginia University Hospital's Cancer Center travels into rural West Virginia providing mammograms to women who'd otherwise have to travel great distances for this life-saving test.  OnQ contributor Lori Savitch reports.


Fasten your seat belts, Captain Green's Time Machine has landed at Cardinal Wright Regional School on Pittsburgh's North Side. OnQ takes an educational ride to learn about this school program that focuses on energy and the environment.


For nearly 100 years, Pittsburgh's City County Building has been the bastion of local government and the home of Pittsburgh's City Council. But inside council chambers are pieces of beauty and craftsmanship that are rarely explored. OnQ contributor Minette Seate spent a day on Grant Street exploring those "Council Treasures."


Jessica Seabury, executive director of the Consumer Health Coalition, and Erin Guay from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project discuss health coverage for the uninsured and underinsured.


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