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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Series: OnQ

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.

In this episode, OnQ will focus on gender disparities. We will discuss the two different diseases that are generally associated with one specific gender; even though, it affects both genders at alarming rates. Our featured guest is Dr. Jeannette South-Paul, medical director of the Community Division at UPMC.

Tonight OnQ reports on the EastSide Gallery a cooperative art space located in a strip mall in East Liberty that is run by and for local emerging artists.

OnQ learns about the Festival of Nations- a big community event in Weirton, West Virginia that brings all nationalities together year after year.

OnQ's Michael Bartley reveals the many celebrations surrounding the 40th Anniversary of the popular "Mister Rogers Neighborhood" as well as those marking what would be Fred Rogers' 80th birthday on March 20th.