Mar 24, 2019 9:00 pm MDTUtah researchers aim to help trauma survivors recover more fully Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center, along with others throughout the country, are studying how to make the transition to "normal life" better for survivors, or people they call "graduates" of the intensive care unit.
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.
Mar 21, 2019 4:26 pm MDTMobile health clinic aims to reach more Utahns in need Utah Partners for Health opened a new and improved mobile medical clinic on Thursday. The mobile clinic will travel to 41 locations throughout Salt Lake and Tooele counties to provide health care to Utah's uninsured and underserved communities.
Mar 9, 2019 6:27 pm MSTUtah police gather information from the public to help solve missing persons cases The first Missing in Utah event gathered people from all over the state to talk to public safety officials about their missing loved ones. The event aims to connect channels of information to more successfully locate missing persons across the U.S.
Mar 4, 2019 7:30 pm MSTUtah researchers identify potential treatment for pancreatic cancer Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Utah have identified a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer that could prolong life and provide a better quality of life in the end stages of the often fatal disease.