Bill was among the first five patients to receive the drug. He took his first pill before he went to bed one night in February 2012—and at about 2 a.m., he woke up with a sensation he hadn’t felt in 15 years. He could breathe through both nostrils. Not only that, he could actually smell. The drug was working, and Bill realized that his future had changed overnight. … [Read more...] about Why patients have begun to lead the way in the fight against rare diseases
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District 15 is a new short film produced by Patagonia that outlines the fight undertaken by the Communities for a Better Environment group as it lobbies city council and Mayor Eric Garcetti to establish a 2,500-foot distance between oil drilling operations and Wilmington’s schools, hospitals, and churches. … [Read more...] about Patagonia’s new film celebrates activists fighting urban oil drilling in L.A.
Daisley likes to use the example of screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and The Social Network: “He told the Hollywood Reporter that his best ideas came to him in the shower,” says Daisley. “So he had a shower installed in the corner of his office and claims that he took six to eight showers a day. In a world obsessed with productivity, it’s important to realize that flashes of inspiration, realization, and epiphany happen when our brains are relaxed.” … [Read more...] about How to know when your obsession with productivity might be hurting your career