New vaccine could be an option for troops with religious concerns | Health and fitness

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A COVID-19 vaccine that may soon gain federal approval could offer the U.S. military a boost: An opportunity to vaccinate some of the thousands of service members who have refused other coronavirus vaccines for religious reasons. At least 175 active duty and reserve service members … Read more

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban | Health and Fitness

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Families with transgender teens sued the state of Alabama in federal court on Monday to overturn a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The two lawsuits—one … Read more