A state law requiring pregnancy centers to provide women with abortion information was struck down by the Supreme Court in June, making the first action by the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division largely symbolic.
The study examined 560 conditions in twins and found that 40 percent were influenced by genes, while 25 percent were influenced by sharing an environment.
Louisiana’s alternative way of paying for expensive hepatitis C drugs could become a model for other states struggling with high drug prices.
A large clinical trial showed that children and teenagers could be desensitized to peanut allergies with an experimental drug, but the treatment had a high risk of adverse events.
The study shows one way marketing messages on over-the-counter medicines could be misleading consumers.