Safety Nets: Serious and Catastrophic Illness

Who helps patients in financial need when they are facing the most serious medical conditions? This report features Pittsburgh-based Adagio Health and its support for women with breast and cervical cancers.

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On Mister Rogers' 80th birthday, plans were unveiled for the construction of the permanent Fred Rogers statue on Pittsburgh's North Shore. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the unique design plans.


President Barack Obama has very specific reasons why he chose our city to host G20 leaders from around the world. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl who sums up the president's reasons as "the great Pittsburgh story." (From 9-21-09)


This special OnQ episode addresses challenges, advances and setbacks faced by the GLBT community in Pittsburgh. It includes a feature report on Persad's Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art annual auction, and a frank, informative panel discussion on gay life in the region.


Gwen Elliott, the first black woman to become a commander in the Pittsburgh Police department, has died after her battle with brain cancer. The former Pittsburgh Police commander will be remembered for her dedication to the community which included starting "Gwen's Girls" a group home that aims to give at-risk girls the education, training and services to support themselves and their children.


There is more help available than most people realize. Featured guest Ray Ort is the Director of Consumer Services with the Pittsburgh Office of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Mr. Ort has information to help consumers choose wisely and learn about available health insurance options.


This home in O'Hara Township reflects the artistry of its owner.

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