Author Archives: Hristina Byrnes

Dangerous Health Problems Your Hands and Feet Can Reveal

The hands and feet are complicated parts of the body. A foot has 28 bones, 30 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments. The hand has approximately 29 ...
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The Happiest States in America

Happiness is not an easy concept to measure. It is influenced by different factors that vary from person to person. It may frequently change, depending on an endless set of ...
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25 Health Symptoms People Always Ignore but Never Should

Finding a lump on your body can be a scary moment, one that will prompt most people to make an appointment with their doctor. A headache or a fever, even ...
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Countries Where Being Gay Is Legally Punishable by Death

The tiny nation of Brunei recently caused international outrage when it enacted draconian laws making gay sex a capital crime. After several weeks of fierce condemnation by world leaders, the ...
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Animals Humans Are Driving to Extinction

Humans are putting nature in danger at an unprecedented pace. As many as 1 million plants and animals face extinction within just a few decades, and humans are to blame, ...
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Stress and Other Things That Can Lead to Memory Loss and Brain Shrinkage

Brain fog, memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and other dementia-like symptoms can be caused by several diseases. Sure, sometimes the real reason behind dead brain cells and loss of gray matter ...
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America’s Least Eco-Friendly States

The United States is the world’s second largest greenhouse gas emitter. The country announced in 2017 its plans to back out of the Paris Climate Agreement, which aims to fight ...
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The Most Tourist-Friendly Countries in the World

The kind of welcome tourists receive in a foreign country can make or break a trip. Nobody wants to spend money and time traveling halfway around the world only to ...
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This Is How Many People Are Living With Cancer in Every State

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. About 9.6 million people died from the disease last year, according to the World Health Organization -- about one in every ...
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17 Things Nutritionists Want You to Know About Calories

Most people have some history with calorie counting. Some do it to lose extra pounds, others track them to gain weight. Calories -- depending on whether they come from carbs, ...
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The Laziest City in Every State

Obesity has been considered an epidemic in the United States for years. The share of adults considered obese has been steadily increasing, reaching almost 40% in 2016, up from just ...
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The Most Beautiful Attractions in the U.S.

If money grew on trees, you’d be checking places off your bucket list right now. Many of the destinations on it might be lesser-known places only a few have ...
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20 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much Coffee

Most people don’t think of coffee -- and the caffeine that packs its punch -- as a drug, but it is, and it is possibly the most widely consumed drug ...
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The States Where It’s Best (and Worst) to Be a Teacher

A career in teaching means having an impact on the next generation -- providing young people with the tools to succeed as members of society and engaging students in ...
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The States Where It’s Best (and Worst) to Be a Teacher

A career in teaching means having an impact on the next generation -- providing young people with the tools to succeed as members of society and engaging students in learning ...
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