Wendy Leonard
Wendy Leonard works as a reporter for the Deseret News, and while her daily duties are dictated by breaking news, she currently focuses on writing about issues involving health care, medicine and transportation. She began her journalism career at Weber State University and has been working at the Deseret News since 2004. Leonard loves meeting new people and telling their stories through her writing, as well as educating the public on issues that affect the community. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and photography and is nationally and locally licensed as a pharmacy technician. She served an LDS mission to Hong Kong, where she learned to speak Cantonese, and has visited 46 of the 50 states, as well as a handful of places outside of the U.S.

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Utah Partners for Health planned on offering dental care at its Midvale clinic, but with a new federal grant of $350,000, it is happening much sooner than expected. Three other clinics in Utah will also expand ...
As Molly Froerer stood at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and watched the sun coming up on the African savanna, she reminisced on another difficult climb in her life — the time she beat cancer.
Firefighters extinguished a small wildfire along a trail at Tanner Park Saturday that had been spotted by hikers.
Slide the City comes to Salt Lake City once a year, totally closing off several city blocks, and bringing in hundreds, if not a couple thousand participants as the summer sun beats down throughout the day.
Utah County sheriff's deputy Brett Lawrenson has been identified as the officer who shot and killed Daniel Edwards after the man threatened to kill his wife's niece on June 12. Investigators say his actions lik...
Police on Saturday confirmed that 15-year-old Anya Ng, of Sandy, died as a result of cliff jumping at Lake Mary near Brighton Resort.
A man is in critical condition following what police believe was a gang-related shooting early Saturday.
A man driving a scooter was critically injured when the vehicle crashed in a pile of gravel at a construction zone Friday night in Provo.
Democratic Utah Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck plans to again introduce her Death with Dignity Act in the coming legislative session, despite it being referred to further study in previous years.
Rare genetic and metabolic disorders can be detected and treated before irreversible symptoms set in using a standard medical procedure called newborn screening.