Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:12 pm MDT
Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community.
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:42 pm MDT
Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official.
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:14 pm MDT
A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school.
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:05 pm MDT
Students learning English as a second language in Utah schools are progressing and maintaining proficiency, but they're having trouble using English in actual subjects.
Published: Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:03 pm MDT
Two children were hospitalized Saturday after police say their mother stabbed them in their West Valley home.
Published: Saturday, September 13, 2014 6:26 pm MDT
Hundreds gathered in Salt Lake City Saturday for a conference dealing with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Attendees heard from doctors, other patients and vendors who believe they can help with the illness.
Published: Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:43 pm MDT
A need for space and a changing health care environment are driving the expansion of Primary Children's Hospital, which is set to open in early October.
Published: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 7:41 pm MDT
A respiratory sickness that is sweeping the nation hasn't been around much for more than five decades, and a local expert believes it is making up for that absence now.
Published: Thursday, September 4, 2014 5:59 pm MDT
The rate of regular e-cigarette use in Utah more than doubled from 2012 to 2013, and from 2011 to 2013, it has tripled among students.
Published: Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:53 am MDT
Two-thirds of childhood cancer survivors face debilitating side effects from treatment, underscoring a need for better care and ongoing support.