Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he smoked marijuana to treat the pain as he recovered from two back operations and believes it may be a better option for professional athletes than some painkillers.
Kerr told CSN Bay Area on Friday that he experimented with the drug a “few times” to help him overcome the chronic back pain over the last two seasons.
“I guess maybe I can even get in some trouble for this, but I’ve actually tried it twice during the last year and
- ‘Brutal’, ‘heartless’, ‘thuggish’ are some of the words used to describe them.
- I can authoritatively say that behind the broke and unsuccessful Dre is my wife.
- I can authoritatively say that behind the broke and unsuccessful Dre is my wife.
- Are you one of the millions negotiating heavy traffic every day?
- Decided to take the plunge and keep your hair natural? Here are things that will probably make your experience better.
- Everyone seems to have an opinion on who you should marry, when you should get married, have children, the number of children, your weight ...
- A month ago, I posted a loan planning Excel Workbook on my website – www.figures.co.ke - and invited my readers to download it.
- Years ago, resolving nightmares was slow and uncertain. But nowadays, nightmares are treated successfully using what’s called ‘image rehearsal’.
- Comparing yourself with others on Facebook is more likely to lead to feelings of depression than making social comparisons offline.
- Whenever I sell Nairobi to visiting friends and family, or justify to them why I choose to live here, I usually gloss over the city itself and describe how easy it is to escape from it.
- Betway Kenya Country Manager Wanja Gikonyo talks about her job and gives advise on how to gamble responsibly.
- It’s fascinating to watch hyper high-tech Formula One racing cars.
- Connoisseurs of Urdu poetry the world over recently remembered the great Urdu poet Akhtar Sheerani, who died nearly 60 years ago.
- While the Cuban government’s accomplishments and failures are still being tallied in the days following Fidel Castro’s death on Nov. 25, the island nation’s health care system is one achievement expected to stand the test of history.
One striking example of the country’s unique health footprint: For a nation with only 11 million people, Cuba sent an unparalleled number of medical personnel to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal rep
- By Jill Raufman, M.S., M.P.H.,
Ten years ago I was working with some friends on a joint project at the Central Nairobi YMCA. In a park on the outskirts of town one afternoon, I watched as a group of kids from a nearby orphanage--dressed up in party clothes--came into the area with a group of non-Kenyan sponsors. The well-meaning adults had their arms around some of the children and were clearly trying to show them a fun time. All seemed well, but what I will never forget is the look of fear and
- If you needed another reason to fit in fitness, try doing it for your noggin.
Exercise can boost areas of the brain associated with thinking and memory in individuals who are at risk for cognitive issues, according to research presented this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
The study authors observed 35 adults who had mild cognitive impairment over a six month period. The participants were separated into two groups: one that performed aerobic activit
- As we approach the four-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a new gun violence PSA is urging viewers to open their eyes to the early warning signs of potentially dangerous behavior.
After their 6-year-old sons were killed in the shooting, Newtown parents Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden teamed up with other victims’ loved ones and community members to create Sandy Hook Promise ― a nonprofit that works to protect children from gun violence.
- Kurt Vonnegut once said that practicing any art ― no matter how badly ― makes the soul grow. “So do it,” he wisely advised.
Psychologists have now come to a similar conclusion. According to a recent study out of New Zealand, engaging in creative activities contributes to an “upward spiral” of positive emotions, psychological well-being and feelings of “flourishing” in life.
This isn’t just good news for people who work in creative fiel
- If you’re dreading giving the Latino men in your life a cologne for the fifth year in a row, it’s time to explore more creative alternatives.
Whether he’d loved to make a political statement with a “bad hombre” money clip or show off his language skills with a “Fluent in Spanglish” cap, here are over a dozen ways to avoid having to buy yet another bottle of Polo Red.
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- Demi Lovato is sending an encouraging message to anyone dealing with a mental health condition: Don’t give up.
The singer recently opened up to People magazine about her own experience with bipolar disorder and her recovery.
“If you know someone or if you’re dealing with it yourself, just know that it is possible to live well,” Lovato said. “I’m living proof of that.”
Lovato, who has been outspoken about her diagnosis for years, also talked about h
- Trader Joe’s is recalling two flavors of hummus that may be contaminated with listeria.
The recall includes packages of white bean and basil hummus and/or Mediterranean hummus with “use by” dates up to and including Dec. 15 and a printed plant identification code “C,” according to a statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recalled products come in 16-ounce tubs and were sold in as many as 30 states.
So far, no illnesses tied to the
- WASHINGTON ― Health care spending by U.S. households, businesses and the government rose almost 6 percent last year to $3.2 trillion, driven by the large expansion of health coverage brought about by the Affordable Care Act, federal auditors reported Friday.
The good news is this means more Americans had health insurance or government health benefits and that they used them to receive medical care.The bad news is the uptick, which follows several years of historically low growth in health
- Over the past three years, photographer Ivette Ivens has turned her lens to a special group of subjects: breastfeeding mothers.
Ivens ― who has two sons, ages 2 and 5 ― told The Huffington Post her own breastfeeding experience inspired her to photograph these intimate moments. “I realized how divine and powerful a woman is, and I had to capture it with my camera,” she said. The photographer conducts her breastfeeding shoots in people’s homes and against stunnin
- During snack time, 16-month-old Elliot Carter eats ice chips. His body rejects any other food.
Elliot’s mom Leah is on a mission to find help for her son who has a condition called food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), a rare food allergy commonly triggered by dairy or soy products.
Doctors first noticed Elliot’s condition when he was admitted to the hospital when he was 3 months old. He was there for a surgical correction of layrngomalacia, or floppy tissue that parti
- Grumpy humans of the world, listen here. According to a new University of Otago study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, the path to that happy state of mind you’ve heard so much about requires you get creative ― quite literally, and just once a day.
So you’re not the next Picasso. Same. But flexing your creative muscles doesn’t have to mean preparing an oeuvre for your eventual solo show. A creative exercise can take the shape of anyth
- Thought size didn't matter? Think again. When hosting a party, there's nothing so impressive as a magnum, says Douglas Blyde
- By Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top executives from large U.S. drugmakers on Thursday discussed for the first time possible changes for the industry under President-elect Donald Trump, and issues that have damaged the reputation of their industry.
Since he was elected, Trump, who has said he wants to repeal Obamacare and reform Medicare and Medicaid, has not addressed the sharp drug price increases that dominated the Presidential campaign.
Pharma companies are breathin
- The UK's Christmas markets deserve just as many accolades as their European cousins. We've picked nine of the best, perfect for a last minute festive jaunt
- PARIS (Reuters) - Paris' 222-year-old "Menagerie", one of the world's oldest zoos, is calling for help to restore one of its historic buildings, home to endangered Przewalski's horses.
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- OSLO (Reuters) - An iron gate from Dachau concentration camp in Germany with the notorious "Arbeit macht frei" (work sets you free) slogan has been found in western Norway two years after it was...
- LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the backyards of rural Cambodia, a tiny weapon is being deployed to fight dengue fever, the world’s fastest spreading tropical disease that causes debilitating flu-like symptoms and can develop into a deadly hemorrhagic fever.
More than 3,000 households in Kampong Cham province, which has one of the highest dengue rates in Cambodia, have been given colorful guppy fish to breed in barrels of water that villagers keep close to their homes for cleanin
- PARIS (Reuters) - A proposal to name a street after the late Apple Inc chief executive and co-founder Steve Jobs has divided the leftist city council of a Paris district.
- People who have had “a religious experience” often report feelings of joy, peace and warmth, and new research has found that during these experiences, certain reward centers in the brain are activated.
The study found that, among devoutly religious people, spiritual feelings activate the same areas of the brain as other rewarding and pleasurable experiences, like love, sex and drugs.
“We’re just beginning to understand how the brain participates in experiences that believ
- If you thought men and women tend to see things differently, you were right in a surprisingly literal sense.
As it turns out, this colloquial observation has a real basis in brain differences. New research finds that the sexes do take in the world differently, thanks to gendered discrepancies in way the brain absorbs visual information.
In a study published Monday in the Journal of Vision, biologists from Queen Mary University of London used an eye-tracking device to monitor how mu
- I hear it a dozen times a day. "Don't worry!" say the kind and good people. "We'll stand with you when the registries/camps/oppression come!"
What a noble sentiment. It is supposed to reassure people like me -- a disabled brown guy. And yet. It doesn't. Why not?
Let's do some quick moral accounting, so we can see whether this grand declaration of solidarity carries any water.
Every single minority of any kind can tell you stories. Not just one, but many. Of being ridiculed, torment
- Coming to dealerships in 2018, the car will almost certainly be the most expensive SUV available on the market
- SHIBIN EL KOM, Egypt (Reuters) - Mohamed Hagras stands barechested as dozens of honeybees congregate around his face, eventually forming what he calls the "Beard of Bees". To attract the insects he...
- Explore the natural world and see a little more about what our incredible planet has to offer with our ideas for your next trip
- Is your date constantly busy, vague about the future and shifty about making concrete plans? Sorry, you're probably being breadcrumbed
- LONDON (Reuters) - The British 1980s pop band "Duran Duran" will not be able to reclaim the U.S. copyrights to some of their most famous hits, an English court ruled on Friday.
- via FOX NewsThe team wants to produce a bourbon and a rye-based whiskey in the coming years.
- Whether it's the finest Fortnum's treats to fill the cupboards or the perfect consumable Christmas gift from Carluccio's, there are plenty of places to stock up on fine foods in the capital after hours
- Our design columnists from Att Pynta have the lowdown on how to bring a touch of Scandi festive cheer to your home
- Ever wondered how you become a super skater? Ruth Proctor, 34 is a marshal at the Natural History Museum Ice Rink which means she's in charge of keeping you safe on the ice
- Those dramatic department store window decorations don't design themselves. Liz Silvester, head of visual identity at Liberty, explains how she creates festive displays to remember
- Kew Garden's Christmas lights displays are legendary and Ellie Barnett, the park's events manager is in charge of making sure that each year they're more spectacular than ever. Here's how she does it
- Ever wondered who's in charge of making London's biggest festive attraction a success? Meet Suzy Griffiths, events director for Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
- From old favourites like Zara to cool concept stores like Modern Society, when it comes to places to snap up stylish gifts at a time that suits your schedule, we're spoilt for choice in the capital. Here's where to go
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