Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
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...
Published: Saturday, April 11, 2015 5:27 pm MDT
Salt Lake County Democrats held their annual part convention Saturday, gearing up for the statewide convention on June 13.
Published: Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:37 pm MDT
Tanning salons across Salt Lake County are doing better at protecting minors, according to a recent undercover campaign conducted by county health officials.
Published: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 6:11 pm MDT
The University of Utah officially opened its Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences building on Wednesday, recommitting to educating dentists who will practice in Utah.
Published: Sunday, April 5, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Springville High School student Alexandra Allen is one of few in the world known to have the rare and hardly understood condition — aquagenic urticaria — which causes her skin to break out in a swol...
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...