On The Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jan 7, 2019
  • We break down Idaho Governor Brad Little’s State of the State speech.
  • Integrating Art into the classroom.
  • “Total Health” care at St. Luke’s.
  • How did America’s plan for eating right get it so wrong?

-It’s a new year and a new governor. Brad Little unveils his vision for the 2019 Idaho Legislature and details his agenda in his first State of the State Speech. Idaho Matters breaks it down.

-Sun Valley Center for the Arts has a new arts education program. Classroom Enrichment is impacting the process students go through to learn core curriculum (math, science, humanities, language arts) by integrating the arts into lessons.

-Targeting specific populations for wraparound support has been referred to in the health care community as “hotspotting.” Transportation, housing, even access to food can impact a patient’s health and health care. St. Luke’s is working on a new hotspotting program.

-“Big Fat Lie,” a new documentary, looks at low fat diets and how they may not be working the way you think.