Author Archives: Hristina Byrnes

It Only Takes a Minute to Drown and Other Water Safety Facts You Shouldn’t Ignore

Summer is about spending time outside, often at the beach or the pool. And it’s all a lot of fun -- until somebody gets hurt, which unfortunately is a frequent ...
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Early Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is sometimes referred to as a silent killer because early symptoms are often absent or, when present, they are too vague. Even when there are signs, it’s common ...
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Top 25 Countries Where Women Outnumber Men

Overall, there are slightly more men than women in the world. The ratio was skewed in favor of men for the first time around 1960. There are now 101.7 men ...
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Top 25 Countries Where Women Outnumber Men

Overall, there are slightly more men than women in the world. The ratio was skewed in favor of men for the first time around 1960. There are now 101.7 men ...
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Signs You’re Way Too Dehydrated

Dehydration is simply the condition in which the body loses more water – whether through sweating, urinating, or breathing -- than it takes in. The fluid needs to be replaced, ...
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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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The Best and Worst Prepared States for Weather Emergencies

Unpredictable weather disasters can take many forms, from hurricanes and blizzards to tornadoes and raging wildfires. While some are more common in certain areas – for example, severe tropical storms ...
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50 Health Tips Every Man Should Know

Throughout human history, stoicism, or the endurance of pain or discomfort without complaint, was a trait people admired. That forbearance was the mortar of civilization, helping to build nations, and ...
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‘Healthy’ Foods That Are Actually Ruining Your Diet

Losing weight is a very common goal year-round. And while eating healthier foods, avoiding junk and fatty foods, and being more physically active sounds simple, the reality is much more ...
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Foods and Drinks You Only Think Are Healthy

Trying to figure out which foods and drinks are unhealthy can be overwhelming and exhausting. Information overload can make it difficult to understand what makes a specific treat good or ...
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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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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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