Bolivia’s Evo Morales on plane to Mexico amid political crisis

(CNN)Bolivia's former president Evo Morales has departed for Mexico after accepting an offer of political asylum in the wake of what he has described as a "coup" against him by the country's military and opposition. Morales' departure comes a day after his resignation as president -- a move which followed military intervention amid mass protests…

Pelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-Fire

Middle East|Pelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-FireSpeaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan delegation to meet the Jordanian king as an American-brokered truce with Turkey in northern Syria continued to stutter.ImageSpeaker Nancy Pelosi is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to Jordan for discussions about the Turkish incursion into Syria.CreditCreditErin Schaff/The New York…

Millions of patients are being forced to wait up to a MONTH as GP...

Millions of patients are being forced to wait up to a MONTH as GP recruitment crisis cripples the NHSStaggering 15million GP appointments were delayed by a month in past year Some 55million GP visits across the UK took longer than two weeks to book  £2M scheme to bring in 2,000 GPs from overseas has only brought an…

FDA warns consumers not to use marijuana vapes amid lung disease crisis

The FDA is warning consumers not to use any THC-containing vapes, whether purchased on the street or in retail stores, amid a lung disease outbreak.So far, the lung disease outbreak has sickened 1,080 people in the US, with 18 deaths reported, the CDC said on Thursday.The FDA has also opened a criminal probe into the…

Women are being driven to the brink by Britain’s social care crisis

Women are being driven to the brink by Britain's social care crisis, with shocking figures revealing female carers are at higher risk of depression, loneliness and insomniaNHS survey of 50,800 unpaid carers found that 68% of them are femaleHalf said they were not able to eat or sleep properly for lack of timeMeanwhile 48% felt…

California Approves Statewide Rent Control to Ease Housing Crisis

ImageSan Francisco has had rent control for decades, but it has not been spared from a housing squeeze and rising homelessness. A state law approved Wednesday aims to strengthen tenant protections.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New York TimesCalifornia lawmakers approved a statewide rent cap on Wednesday covering millions of tenants, the biggest step yet in a surge of…
Johnson & Johnson’s Brand Falters Over Its Role in the Opioid Crisis

Johnson & Johnson’s Brand Falters Over Its Role in the Opioid Crisis

An Oklahoma court case highlights the health care giant’s role in the epidemic as a leading supplier of opioid ingredients.ImageTasmanian poppy fields are among the world’s largest producers of ingredients for painkillers, like morphine, codeine and oxycodone. CreditCreditUdo Weitz/DPA, via Associated PressPublished Aug. 27, 2019Updated Aug. 28, 2019, 12:39 a.m. ETIn the 1980s, Johnson & Johnson…
Drug production problem causing HRT crisis hits other medications

Drug production problem causing HRT crisis hits other medications

Drug production problem causing Britain's HRT crisis is now hitting supply of other medications including treatments for blood pressure and epilepsyHRT production problems are also affecting blood pressure pills and painkillersExperts say supplies of various pills have been affected due to a 'perfect storm' An EU directive saw strict new rules come in to prevent medication…
‘We are worried’: Bank of America lays out the latest warning signs that a recession is approaching — and explains why the next crisis will be a lot harder to fight

‘We are worried’: Bank of America lays out the latest warning signs that a...

Investors have reckoned with the threat of a recession over the past two weeks. Within a day of the Federal Reserve's July 31 interest-rate cut, President Donald Trump announced that the US would apply tariffs on nearly all of its imports from China. This trade-war escalation and the ensuing market chaos prompted economists at Bank…
Boss of Britain’s largest betting firm downplays UK’s gambling crisis

Boss of Britain’s largest betting firm downplays UK’s gambling crisis

Anger as boss of Britain's largest betting firm downplays the UK's gambling crisis, insisting it's not our 'biggest social issue'CEO of Ladbrokes Coral owner GVC says there 'are far bigger social issues'Kenny Alexander has run the Isle of Man-based conglomerate since 2007His firm was hit with a £5million fine- but that's not even a third of…

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