Author: <span class="vcard">Hristina Byrnes</span>

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has disrupted American life in unparalleled ways, shuttering businesses, laying off millions of workers, and forcing much of the U.S. population to self-isolate...
John Harrington, Hristina Byrnes
Intensive care units, or ICUs, are specialized hospital wards set up to provide close monitoring and critical treatment for seriously ill patients. ICUs have fewer patients but more staff in order to...
Hristina Byrnes, Thomas C. Frohlich
In a time of true crisis, like the coronavirus pandemic, we find out who are the real heroes and absolute essential workers among us. And no, they’re not CEOs, lawyers, or Wall Street brokers....
Hristina Byrnes
The current pandemic crisis overwhelming the world has demonstrated that some of the most essential workers — anywhere — are those employed in the health care industry. The United States...
Hristina Byrnes
In a time of true crisis, like the coronavirus pandemic, we find out who are the real heroes and absolute essential workers among us. And no, they’re not CEOs, lawyers, or Wall Street brokers....
Hristina Byrnes
The United States has been facing a doctors shortage for a few years, but the coronavirus crisis has exposed just how big the problem is. Medical institutions have been warning that there could be a...
Hristina Byrnes
If you are one of the 90% of Americans who are staying inside in an attempt to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be running out of ideas about how to stay occupied. There is, after...
Hristina Byrnes
The surge of COVID-19 patients and deaths has overwhelmed hospitals all over the country. On a daily basis doctors and nurses are working on the front lines of what is being described as a medical...
Hristina Byrnes
The United States is a large and diverse country with many traditions and laws varying from state to state. It’s no surprise then that some citizens look at people living in far-off states as...
Hristina Byrnes
Many people are spending most if not all of their time indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re going to need activities to beat the boredom. Luckily, technology allows for virtual...
Hristina Byrnes
The highly encouraged and in some places strictly enforced social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic may come as a relief to people with spring allergies. Early March is usually a time when more...
Hristina Byrnes
Despite significant advances in gender equality, men and women are still treated differently in what is a major barrier to social justice. Globally, women continue to play a lesser role than men in...
Hristina Byrnes, John Harrington
As the world concentrates on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, spring is fast approaching. Trees will soon be in bloom, spring flowers will decorate parks, and green grass will make everything look...
Hristina Byrnes
Happiness is one of the most positive emotions people can experience. That joyful feeling is linked to living longer, working hard, performing basic daily activities better as they age, and having...
Hristina Byrnes
Happiness is one of the most positive emotions people can experience. That joyful feeling is linked to living longer, working hard, performing basic daily activities better as they age, and having...
Hristina Byrnes