You’re an ambitious professional who knows where you want to go in life and what you want to achieve. But how will you get there? That’s the big question that keeps many people circling around their goals without completing them. In order to keep moving forward, and to progress at the desired rate, you have to take responsibility for your own development.
When Dr. Anthony Fauci first became director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases in 1984, hundreds of people in the U. S. had already died from a mysterious and terrifying disease we now know to be HIV/AIDS. But even though the NIAID was in charge of finding treatments, vaccines and cures for communicable diseases, Fauci said his agency failed to act quickly enough in its search for effective medicines. The traditional research-to-pharmaceutical pipeline, of which Fauci remained staunchly in favor until a dramatic change of heart, took several years from start to finish -- and people with HIV and AIDS didn’t have years to wait. New experimental medicines weren't being shared with patients as soon as they were deemed safe; instead, they were held back until after clinical trials were conducted. “I was trained as a healer, and I was healing no one,” said Fauci during a presentation at the medical conference TEDMED in late November.
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin It's Tuesday, Dec. 1, the day Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders will meet as a group for the first time in months to discuss the
If you have trouble falling asleep at night, consider whether or not you’re watching TV in the hour or two before you actually try to sleep. We can’t say for sure that the TV is the cause, but there’s a good chance that it is. Of all the things you should know about electronic screens, the most important is that artificial light interferes with your circadian rhythm, and this interference reduces sleepiness, sleep duration, and sleep quality.