Health & Fitness

Judge: Military can’t discharge HIV-positive soldiers

Judge: Military can't discharge HIV-positive soldiers

Advocates estimate there are about 2,000 U.S. troops serving while living with HIV. RICHMOND, Va. — U.S. service members who are HIV-positive cannot be discharged or barred from becoming an officer solely because they’re infected with the virus, a federal judge in Virginia ruled. Advocates say it’s one of the …

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Program helps pilots with mental health

Program helps pilots handle their mental health, other personal issues

Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, divorce or anxiety, handling “human factors” is at the forefront of United’s Flight Training Center in Denver. DENVER — In January, new captains and first officers patiently awaited their names to be called during a “wings ceremony” at United Airlines’ Flight Training …

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COVID cases down worldwide, WHO says

COVID cases down worldwide, WHO says

The agency confirmed coronavirus infections were down in all regions of the world, but warned about uncertainty because many regions have stopped widespread testing. GENEVA, Switzerland — The number of coronavirus cases reported globally has dropped for a second consecutive week and confirmed COVID-19 deaths also fell last week, according …

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