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A New Pediatric Program For Medically Fragile Patients Opens In Idaho

Tess Goodwin
Boise State Public Radio

Pediatric palliative care is designed to help medically fragile patients by focusing on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of an illness. The goal to improve the quality of life for both the child and the family. St. Luke’s joins Idaho Matters to examine their new program.

Disclosure: St. Luke's is a sponsor of Boise State Public Radio.

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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.