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Gene Science Makes Hemophilia Much More Manageable

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Hemophilia used to plague the royal families of Europe who practiced inbreeding to "secure" family bloodlines. People still suffer from the blood disorder (not because of inbreeding) and Idaho Matters looks at the causes and cures with Barbara Fawcett, executive director of the Idaho chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.