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.
Dave & Dave travel to Butler County to check out an amazingly detailed miniature circus created by a World War II veteran.
The Kiski School for boys in Saltsburg, Indiana County is now home to a unique collection of art worth thousands of dollars, donated by alumnus actor David Conrad.
This WQED documentary follows the emotional story of a Pittsburgh-area mother who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide. Kathy O'Hern Fowler would emerge as one of the region's best-known advocates for "Survivors of Suicide." The program also focuses on Pittsburgh research into suicide risk factors. Producer: David Solomon; Camera & Editing: Paul Ruggieri
What's being done to curb patient errors and hospital acquired infections? OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the nationally respected efforts here in western Pennsylvania.
This special exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum features the fascinating work of ultra-realist sculptor Ron Mueck.
Many Pittsburgh area schools have successful programs that foster healthier eating and encourage more active lifestyles for children. OnQ showcases two of them. Guests: Dr. Mary Goessler, pediatrician and Highmark medical director; Dan Vete, physical education teacher who oversees the "Exertainment" and "Rowing Rox" programs at Sto-Rox Elementary School; Sharon Conway, director of food services for 2800 students in the Highlands School District.
Every Friday night, LIVE at 7:30 p.m., OnQ... is OffQ! It’s a spirited review of the week’s hottest topics and controversial headlines. Host Chris Moore is joined by regular panelists John McIntire, Heather Heidelbaugh, Valerie McDonald Roberts and Bill Green.
The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $1.9 million in grants to 21 oral health programs across 49 Pennsylvania counties. It's to improve access to oral halth and dental care programs for low-income, rural and uninsured populations. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows what's at stake for the health of the poor who don't have regular access to overall care.