Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
Published: Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:48 pm MDT
Utah lawmakers continue to work on a plan to cover the state's uninsured but don't anticipate striking any kind of deal before August.
Published: Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:56 pm MDT
Primary Children's Hospital cared for more than 84,400 child patients last year, including 9,269 whose families needed help to pay the bills. The annual KSL telethon helps to raise funds for children and famili...
Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:10 pm MDT
There are 19 senior centers throughout Salt Lake County where seniors can participate in an array of fitness classes and other activities, as well as meet others with similar interests and stages of life, and h...
Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:51 pm MDT
Lawmakers plan to "carefully" consider potential implications of medical marijuana use in Utah. The issue will be studied in-depth during the interim summer and fall months.
Published: Monday, May 4, 2015 9:55 am MDT
Volunteers at Intermountain Medical Center gave 35,600 hours of their time in 2014, including providing spiritual care in a patient's time of need.
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
A North Salt Lake family wrestles with the potentially dangerous aftermath of an August 2014 landslide that wiped out a large portion of their backyard and left their home precariously perched on the side of a ...
Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:02 pm MDT
A father of four daughters works tirelessly to inform the public about the common defect that took the lives of his first two daughters. While it is lesser-known, congenital diaphragmatic hernia affects 1 in 2,...
Published: Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:02 pm MDT
Approximately 300 people turned out for a search of areas Elizabeth "Elena" Laguna Salgado frequented in the month she lived in Provo. The 26-year-old woman hasn't been seen or heard from since Thursday, April ...
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:29 pm MDT
Immunizations are most effective when given early and to as many people as possible to protect the very few who can't get them, according to one Utah health official.
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:22 pm MDT
High schoolers from across the state witnessed a taped recording of babies born via traditional routes and Cesarean section. Virtual Healthcare Interactive is a partnership between the Utah State Office of Educ...