News Clips for June 1-3, 2019

Opioids leading cause of death of new Utah moms

Between 2005 and 2014, nearly 26 percent of pregnancy-associated deaths were drug-induced, making opioid abuse the leading cause of death in new Utah moms and pregnant women, according to a University of Utah Health study published this month.

Huntsman Cancer Institute lights up rainbow-colored Beacon of Hope for LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the Huntsman Cancer Institute is celebrating with its Beacon of Hope this weekend. The University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute will illuminate its Beacon of Hope in rainbow colors in recognition of LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Rock climbing instructor offers advice for climbing outside along the Wasatch Front

Utah’s Wasatch Front is peppered with a multitude of world-class rock climbing destinations, making it a paradise for both incoming and experienced sport climbers.

U of U launches master's program designed specifically for entrepreneurs

The University of Utah is taking its business school to the next level with a new master's degree designed specifically for entrepreneurs.

Commentary: Utah symbolizes the bond between Britain and America

On the northern coast of France, there is a beach called Utah. When Britain and America joined forces with our Allies to begin the liberation of Europe during World War Two, one of the beaches where US troops landed was codenamed after the Beehive State.

Hot pursuit of permit that 'isn't needed' defines Vigneto development controversy

In the end, whether the 28,000-home Villages at Vigneto will be greenlighted for development may depend on how the courts deal with two key points.

C-sections are seen as breastfeeding barrier in the U.S.

The increase in cesarean sections is on the verge of a global epidemic. Though the World Health Organization recommends an optimal C-section rate of 10-15 percent, the United States’ C-section rate is more than 30 percent.

Inside the newsroom: The cost and benefit of covering Lauren McCluskey's story

It was the day before Mother's Day when Deseret News reporter Gillian Friedman arrived at the Pullman, Washington, home of Jill and Matt McCluskey, the parents of University of Utah track star Lauren McCluskey, who died last year at the hands of her former boyfriend.