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On The Monday, November 18, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • St. Luke's CEO steps down.
  • Local club helps raise funds for several charities.
  • Unnecessary prescriptions report.
  • Homemade Idaho.

- St. Luke's CEO Dr. David Pate has announced his retirement after nearly 10 years at the helm of one of Idaho's biggest health organizations. Idaho Matters talks to the exiting executive about his time with St. Luke's and the legacy he hopes to be remembered for.

- Started in 2017, the Impact Club has worked to raise money for several charities. Their December event is set to push their total funds raised to over $200,000. Club founders talk to Idaho Matters about why they started the club and what their future aspirations are.

- Antibiotics are quite literally a life saver for many people since they were first introduced to the medical field. However, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 30% of antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary. Dr. Harold Kunz explains the danger to Idaho Matters.

- From soap to earrings, Idaho has a large community of people who love to make things by hand. The Homemade Idaho Convention gives these creative individuals an outlet to showcase their incredible works. Idaho Matters explores the unique crafts to be featured at the event.

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