Louisiana lawmakers kill an insurance mandate to cover fertility preservation for cancer patients

A powerful Louisiana Senate committee scuttled a proposal that would have required insurance companies to cover fertility preservation procedures for cancer patients about to undergo radiation, chemotherapy and other treatments…

Anti-vaccine ideology gains ground as lawmakers seek to erode rules for kids’ shots

Not long ago, Kansas showed strong bipartisan support for vaccines as a tool to support a robust public health system. But bills with language expanding religious exemptions for childhood vaccine…