Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 7:01 pm MDT
Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are more commonly a result of lifestyle choices and environmental factors.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:59 pm MDT
Health department officials and local health care facilities are preparing for the possibility that Ebola could make its way to Utah.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:29 am MDT
Police officers and investigators throughout Salt Lake County have begun submitting rape kits for processing, helping to eliminate the backlog of cases that remain unsolved.
Published: Sunday, October 12, 2014 6:08 pm MDT
Salt Lake City officials said two northbound lanes and a southbound lane on Foothill Boulevard will be reopened in time for the Monday morning commute after a major pipeline break left four homes inhabitable an...
Published: Sunday, October 12, 2014 3:23 pm MDT
The number of uninsured Utahns has decreased as the economy rebounds and some additional options have become available to procure health insurance.
Published: Saturday, October 11, 2014 7:48 pm MDT
Lucas Aguilar spent Saturday fighting bad guys with the K-9 unit, shooting (pellet) guns and searching for superheroes at Utah's Hogle Zoo.
Published: Saturday, October 11, 2014 4:38 pm MDT
Two apartment fires across town from each other ended up displacing dozens of residents on Saturday.
Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:03 pm MDT
The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday released its annual report on health care-associated infections, giving Utahns one more tool in the process of selecting a facility for surgery or other procedures.
Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:01 pm MDT
Researchers at the University of Utah have identified a part of the Ebola virus that can potentially be treated with drugs that have yet to be discovered. The characterization of the protein could be beneficial...
Published: Thursday, October 2, 2014 6:42 pm MDT
Utah law now requires all babies to be tested for critical congenital heart defects. The screening is one of three mandatory tests performed on babies and collected by the Utah Department of Health.