Category: Salt Lake City

Pendry Residences Park City Surpasses Half-Sold Mark in First Year – MO Properties

PARK CITY, UTAH (MO.Properties) – Pendry Residences Park City, a resort and residential development to debut in the heart of Canyons Village at the base of Park City Mountain in 2021, has captured the attention of discerning buyers with an impressive new milestone as more than half of the residences are now sold. Since the launch of the project’s residential sales program in Spring 2019, over...

The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah to Hire 200 New Employees by November, 2020

Park City, UT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The St. Regis Deer Valley, a luxury resort nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Park City, Utah today announced that more than 200 new employees will be hired by November 1, 2020.  The positions available are full-time, part-time and seasonal. The Resort is offering a wide range of opportunities, from Engineering to Guest Services to Housekeeping.  The...

Pendry Residences Park City Reaches $180 Million in Sales

PARK CITY, Utah (MO.Properties) – Pendry Residences Park City, a resort and residential development to debut in winter 2021 in the heart of Canyons Village, experiences continued impressive demand as 80% of the residences have been sold, marking $180 million in total sales. Exceeding $100 million in sales in 2020 alone, only 30 residences remain available for purchase within this luxury...

Autistic women twice as likely as autistic men to attempt suicide

People on the spectrum, and girls and women in particular, are at high risk of suicide, according to the largest study yet to analyze suicidal behaviors in autistic people1. The study is the first one large enough to analyze suicide data for autistic people by sex, intelligence and the presence of other conditions. Even in the general population, women tend to attempt suicide more often than men...

Lopsided brain activity marks motor deficits in autism

Uneven wiring in the brain’s motor circuitry predicts movement difficulties in children with autism, according to unpublished research presented yesterday at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah. The study found that children with severe movement problems show unusually strong connections in motor circuits within the cerebral cortex in the right...

Primary care doctors unprepared to help adults with autism

Healthcare providers in the U.S. are ill equipped to care for the growing number of adults with autism, according to unpublished results presented yesterday at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah. A survey of nearly 1,000 primary care physicians and other h ealthcare professionals across the U.S. found that most of them don’t have the training needed to...

Oxytocin sails into trials for Phelan-McDermid syndrome

The hormone oxytocin is proceeding into clinical trials for people with Phelan-McDermid syndrome, researchers revealed yesterday at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The news comes exactly one year after oxytocin, which is involved in pair-bonding and trust, was shown to ease social deficits in a rat model of the autism-linked disorder. “The...

Visual, sensory brain regions in autistic children may have weak links

Areas of the brain involved in processing vision are more weakly connected to those that process sensory information in autistic children than in controls, according to a new study1. In some autistic children, this underconnectivity tracks with fewer impairments in social behaviors. The team focused on connections between the visual cortex and the salience network, which identifies the most...

Why autism training for police isn’t enough

Catrina Thompson doesn’t worry about the safety of her 16-year-old autistic son Christopher when they’re in their hometown of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There, Thompson is chief of police, and most people on the force know Christopher, she says. The officers also all get two training sessions on how to interact with autistic people. But when Thompson and Christopher visit family out of...

Health System Touted By Obama Is Not Yet Endorsing Medicaid Expansion

Intermountain Healthcare, the Salt Lake City-based hospital system praised by President Barack Obama as being a model for low-cost, high quality care, says it is not convinced Utah should expand Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul. The system wants those who would gain Medicaid coverage from the law to have the choice to obtain private insurance, which generally pays higher rates...