After an explosive blew up in U.S. Marine and Iraq War Veteran Josh Maloney's hand, he went on living without a right hand. That was until a human donor offered a new hand and Pittsburgh doctors successfully transplanted it. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Maloney of Brentwood, Pennsylvania about the extraordinary transplant surgery and how it's brought normalcy to his life.
If you enjoy soul food but want to pratice healthy eating... Catch this episode of OnQ where you'll get some great tips on how to make it happen.
Harish Saluja, founder of Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival, Pittsburgh; and K.S. Venkataraman, editor and publisher of The Pittsburgh Patrika.
OnQ profiles one of the most successful coaches in WPIAL history. Sam Hall reports on the legendary Render, head football coach at Upper Saint Clair High School.
Steelers vs. "Fitz" - Arizona Cardinals superstar receiver Larry Fitzgerald is still known affectionately around the University of Pittsburgh simply as "Fitz." OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Pitt football staff, students and the voice of the steelers Bill Hillgrove about Fitzgerald's impact here and divided loyalties as the Steelers face Fitzgerald in Super Bowl XLIII.
It's considered a woman's disease, but men get breast cancer. In this segment, a man from North Versailles talks about battling the disease, and OnQ's Chris Moore looks at why male breast cancer research lags so far behind.
Guests: Robert Adamson and Harold Hartger of Mercy Behavioral Health continue the discussion on the importance of mental health safety nets in the Pittsburgh region.Mercy Behavioral Health 24/7 Toll Free Hotline1-877-637-29241-877-MERCYBH
Every year on October 11th, it is “National Coming Out Day”. National Coming out Day is a day where gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual people, can “come out” to others about their sexuality. October 11th was picked as National Coming Out Day to commemorate the march on Washington for gay and lesbian rights.
Hospital Corpsman First Class Richard Weinmann is the U.S Navy's equivalent to an LPN or a paramedic. In 2005 and 2007, he served two tours of duty in Iraq helping wounded Marines and Iraqi citizens. OnQ's Chris Moore reports on the life-saving work of this military medic.
This week the gang discusses President Obama's State of the Union address, the controversy surrounding the alleged beating of Jordan Miles by Pittsburgh Police, the closing of UPMC Braddock, and the State's move to ban cell phones. Special Guest: David DeAngelo.