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The woman behind "female Viagra" is leaving her post as CEO

Whitehead saw Addyi (flibanserin) through its FDA approval in August. Sprout was acquired by Valeant for $1 billion was announced the same week.<p>The Sprout team only had 34 members at the time, and in an interview with Business Insider at the time, Whitehead said that Valeant was the clear choice to …

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11 Surprising Uses for Kitchen Sponges

These sink-side staples are helpful all over the house. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sponges might be the best at cleaning spills and soaping up dishes, but if you confine them to your kitchen, you're missing out on their other hidden skills. These clever uses will have …

STOP! Before You Clean With Vinegar, Read This

This kitchen staple is handy around the house — just not in these spots.<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning arsenal. It's great at lifting stains, freshening laundry, cleaning windows, and much more. Plus, it's inexpensive and all-natural. But vinegar is also acidic, which means that …

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b><p>Skip …

11 Amazing, Time-Saving Thanksgiving Hacks

Now, stop stressing. This article originally appeared on redbook.com<p>We know what you're thinking. Hacks? For Thanksgiving?<p><i>YouTube</i><p>Well, they're out there, and we've found them to help celebrate this joyous holiday. From food prep to handing out leftovers while<p>kicking the extended family out the …

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Dramatic before-and-after photos.<p>Before-and-after photos of dramatic transformations. Get inspired for your next renovation project.

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

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15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><p>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Film industry shows how it's (sorta) easy to legally watch movies online

In an effort to steer viewers away from torrents, the MPAA has just launched Where to Watch, a site to help you find legit streaming TV shows and movies. To distinguish itself from services like Flixster, the group (which represents Hollywood's major studios) is offering the site ad-free in the US …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The One Cocktail You Need at Your Holiday Party

Lifestyle blogger Camille Styles shares her recipe for a boozy big-batch punch that will keep you from getting stuck making drinks all night.<p>[image id='b2f71828-712a-456d-97a9-da5365b495d3' loc='C'][/image]<i>Buff Strickland</i><p>Hosting a party or holiday gathering doesn't have to mean that you spend the …

Indiana family sues for excessive force after police allegedly smash car window

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Indiana family is suing a city and the local police after officers allegedly smashed a car window to stun and arrest a passenger during a traffic stop.<p>The family said police pulled them over because the two front passengers were not wearing a seat belt on September 24 in Hammond, Indiana.<p>…

A Clean House With LESS Time Cleaning

Keep things clean without doing too much extra work.<p><b>1. Use your bath towels more than once.</b><p>Think about it: You use a towel after taking a shower, so it's not that dirty after one use. Provided you always hang it up and let it dry between uses, you can re-use a towel two or three times before you …

Celine Dion is Selling Her Mansion, Complete With a Waterpark

The singer just lowered the price on her estate. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photo: Jason Meritt/Getty Images, Sotheby's International Realty</i><p>Celine Dion's mega mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida, might just be a steal now. According to the <i>New York Daily News</i>, the singer just …

Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but there's a new method you can use if you want complete control over your streaming device. A group of hardware hackers (fail0verflow, Team Eureka and GTVHacker) have not only discovered a vulnerability in …

Jake Peavy's career saved by a surgical first

If another pitcher tears his latissimus dorsi muscle from the bone in the back of his shoulder, has it surgically repaired <i>and</i> returns to a major-league mound, he should thank his surgeon for successfully performing Jake Peavy surgery.<p>The Giants' newest starter is still pitching in the majors at age …

Yankees' Tanaka has partially torn elbow ligament

CLEVELAND (AP) — Allowing nine runs in the last two innings wasn't the worst thing that happened to the New York Yankees on Thursday night.<p>New York's 9-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians was overshadowed by the news that rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow.<p>…

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a Home

The process of <b>buying a home</b> could be summed up into 3 words — It. Is. Expensive. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or selling one dream home for …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

The Dogs of War

Here is Marine Corporal Jose Armenta in his tent on the night before getting blown up in Afghanistan. He jokes with Mulrooney and Berry and the medic the guys have nicknamed “Christ.” He feeds and waters his dog, Zenit, a sable-coat German shepherd. He lets Buyes, who will be dead in three months, …

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Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …

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The Best Thanksgiving Sides Ever

We've tracked down 13 can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.<p>Photo: William …

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Severely Burned Marine Finds Strength In Nascent Marriage

In June 2008, Marine Cpl. Anthony Villarreal was driving back from a mission in Afghanistan when his truck was hit by a roadside bomb. He was 22 at the time and recently married to Jessica, who was just 21.<p>Villarreal suffered third-degree burns over most of his face and body and was very severely …

33 Laundry Room Shelving And Storage Ideas

When planning for a new home or thinking about renovating the existing one, the idea of a laundry room is not something that comes to our mind …

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Windows 8.1 now available to download

Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update is now available to download. Windows 8 users will see a notification in the Windows Store with a prompt to upgrade to the new operating system. Microsoft has added a number of improvements with this update, including built-in Bing search, smart SkyDrive syncing, and …

Michael Jordan's Autographed 'Flu Game' Shoes Are Going Up for Auction

Whether you believe the game was a result of a nasty flu or a poisoning, your chance to own a small piece of Michael Jordan history is coming soon.<p>MJ's autographed shoes that he wore during his iconic "Flu Game," Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz where he scored 38 points …