WWII Veteran: Kenneth Whitlock

Mr. Whitlock is a World War II Veteran who was in the first group of African American Marines to be sent oversees to fight in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.


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Series: OnQ

In this episode, OnQ will explore how health care providers are addressing issues of language barriers and disabilities. We will also preview the PBS documentary "Unnatural Causes" that explores America's racial and socioeconomic inequities in health. Our featured guest is Dr. Stephen Thomas, director of the Center for Minority Health.

Original airdate: Feb 21, 2008


Within a ten mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh, there are 70,000 working people who do not have health insurance. Catholic Charities recently opened a free health center to provide immediate relief to people from all backgrounds.

Original airdate: Feb 20, 2008


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.

Original airdate: Feb 19, 2008


Why is health care not always equal when it comes to men and women? OnQ reports on why gender disparities occur, and what's being done to change things.

Original airdate: Feb 19, 2008


An event at the Heinz History Center that honored the Tuskegee Airmen of Western Pennsylvania, as well as Leroy W. Homer, co-pilot of the ill-fated United Flight 93.

Original airdate: Feb 07, 2008


Based in Pittsburgh's Bloomfield neighborhood, this dance group has toured the world with its highly-physical, emotionally-charged performances. OnQ contributor Minette Seate introduces the people behind this "anything-but-conventional" group of dancers.

Original airdate: Feb 04, 2008


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