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The FDA says ecstasy is a ‘breakthrough’ drug for PTSD patients

It's a big step forward for a controversial treatment.<p>Ecstasy doesn’t sound like something you do in a doctor’s office. But the Food and Drug Administration wants that to change. The FDA just approved the substance, more clinically known as MDMA, as a ‘breakthrough’ drug—and will work to move it …

Ecstasy (Drug)

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

The Only 3 Things You Need to Live a Good Life

Here we go again. Another article advising you on how to live a better life. You’ve heard it all before, right?<p>Well, this one is a little different. …

10 Lessons I Learned From YCombinator’s Startup School

I recently completed the first online version of <b>Startup School</b> through the heralded <b>YCombinator</b>(YC). I can honestly say I loved every minute of it.<p>The …

I Cold Emailed a Fortune 100 CEO, and It Ended Up Saving My Company

I was desperate, and I had one payroll cycle to make it happen.<p><i>Have you ever cold emailed the CEO of a big company? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Partner at</b> …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Wrote Their Business Plan on a Napkin at a Bar (and Why the Plan Worked)

The ZinePak co-founders had a simple strategy, and they stuck to it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this episode of <i>Leaders Create Leaders</i>, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams spotlights Kim Kaupe, co-founder of ZinePak, which creates fan merchandise like a …

Entrepreneurship

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire While Working for Someone Else

A steady paycheck is a better start to achieving economic security than you might think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll never get rich working for someone else, or so they say. Many feel the risky, adventurous life of an entrepreneur is the surefire pathway of …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn Co-Founder Shares His '10 Commandments for Startup Success'

Reid Hoffman gives budding entrepreneurs the advice they need to build a tech company<p>So, you’ve got the next hot app ready to “disrupt” the tech …

Seed-bombing drone startup aims to plant one billion trees per year

From 2000 to 2009, planet Earth lost more than 32 million acres of tropical rainforest. This large-scale deforestation accounts for about 15 percent …

10 Must-See TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Some of the most valuable online resources in recent years have been TED talks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet’s accessibility makes it a great resource for learning. In the past, those in search of knowledge had to wade through long blocks of texts. These …

Entrepreneurship

3 Tips Navy SEALs Offer That Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Adopting some of the same "supermen" tips and mantras SEALS practice will help you tackle the most difficult business challenges.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TheU.S. Navy SEALs are the world's most elite force, carrying out specialized and intensely challenging …

Entrepreneurship

I Just Learned the Brilliant Way This Stanford MBA Picks CEOs

To upend venture capital's bro culture, this firm is investing in startups, chosen by industry peers, that create social benefit in overlooked regions, and are led by intellectually curious CEOs.<p>There is no higher bar in society than the admissions committees at Stanford and Stanford Business …