Author Archives: Hristina Byrnes

21 Things That Have Changed for the Worse Since 2010

A decade is a reasonable amount of time to recognize the difference between a trend and a fad, which is basically a short-lived trend. Since 2010, societies and governments ...
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The 10 Most Surprising Health Complications From the Flu

The flu is a common viral infection that can be deadly. In fact, the 2017-2018 flu season, the first to be classified as high severity across all age groups, was ...
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Top Health Stories to Watch For in 2020

Bold headlines -- political and otherwise -- kept the spotlight on health care and wellness throughout 2019. As the year winds down, it’s time to look to what might be ...
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27 of the Biggest Trends That Defined 2019

It's not always clear why some trends catch on while others don't, but in this day, any person with a penchant for social media can start a trend and ...
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Drinking Too Much Coffee and 18 Ordinary Habits That Can Be Signs of Serious Health Problems

You know you have to rush to the ER and call your doctor right away when your chest hurts and you can’t breathe. These are signs you can't ignore. But ...
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The Most Talked About Moments of 2019

The year 2019 was filled with viral moments that dominated the news and social media. From fun challenges to plans to invade government property, people from all over the world ...
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The Best Health News Over the Last Decade

The 2010s will go down in history as a decade of many newsworthy health-related stories, many of which were not good news -- Ebola, measles, antibiotic resistance. But in the ...
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15 of the Biggest Health Topics of 2019

Some of the most talked about health topics of 2019 are negative – measles, food recalls, deaths from smoking e-cigarettes. But it has not all been bad news. Yes, 2019 ...
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The 30 Most Polluted Places in America

Air quality in the United States has been worsening over the last three years -- and it’s killing people. While air quality had been improving since 2009, the trend reversed ...
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How Technology Has Changed the World Since 2010

In the past decades, the world has seen some astounding technological changes -- and even since 2010, technology made leaps and bounds. Mobile phone networks can now let users surf ...
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25 Ways ‘Sesame Street’ Has Changed in Its 50 Years on TV

S stands for Sesame Street, and it has since 1969 when the beloved show made its debut on public television. This year marks the 50th anniversary of friendly neighbors and ...
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50 Ways American Life Has Changed in the Last Decade

As 2020 gets closer, some people begin to look back on the years past and reflect on how much has changed. Just 10 years ago the world was a different ...
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50 Ways American Life Has Changed in the Last Decade

As 2020 gets closer, some people begin to look back on the years past and reflect on how much has changed. Just 10 years ago the world was a different ...
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This Is How Much the Average Person Spends on the Holidays in Every State

Thanksgiving and Christmas are around the corner and Americans may be in a spending mood. The trade war with China and plunging consumer confidence are unlikely to stop people ...
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17 Ways Black Friday Has Changed Since the 1950s

Changes happen very quickly nowadays. It wasn’t so long ago that cell phones only had the ability to make a call and send a text; now you can even do ...
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