Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 5:27 pm MDT
More than 800 Utahns are awaiting a potentially lifesaving organ transplant and while only 1 to 2 percent of all deaths can qualify for organ donation, more people are encouraged to register as donors.
Published: Sunday, March 29, 2015 5:23 pm MDT
One in 54 Utah kids has autism and one in four of them cannot speak. The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center for Learning has launched a fund-raising campaign to help more children develop communication skills nece...
Published: Saturday, March 28, 2015 5:13 pm MDT
Utah's amusement park opened for the summer season on Saturday, welcoming up to 10,000 guests to a 70-plus-degree day of fun.
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 12:15 pm MDT
Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered that high altitude conditions of limited oxygen can produce symptoms of depression in female rats. Their findings may influence how people are treated for d...
Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:07 pm MDT
A new report indicates that some risks associated with teen drivers are underestimated in America. Video analysis finds that distraction was a factor in nearly six of 10 moderate-to-severe crashes involving tee...
Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 8:34 pm MDT
The decline of the family in America is real, and researchers hope that a better understanding of what is happening to the fundamental unit of society will help to turn the trends.
Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:27 pm MDT
State health officials have validated concerns of a midwife who noted a higher incidence of stillbirths in her area, though statistics show more can be done by advocating for the health of new moms than by tack...
Published: Saturday, March 14, 2015 3:17 pm MDT
Salt Lake's St. Patrick's Day Parade included hundreds of entries that entertained thousands in a crowd that lined the streets at The Gateway shopping and entertainment center.
Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 5:23 pm MDT
Utah, a hotbed for white collar crime, is the first state to adopt a law that will develop a registry for its top offenders.
Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 5:13 pm MDT
More people are surviving the most invasive types of cancer, according to a federal report released Thursday.