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

Most people who go to fast food restaurants are fully aware that they are going to eat fairly unhealthy food that is high in calories, fat, and salt. While few items on fast-food menus exceed the...
Hristina Byrnes
Allergies are a very common chronic condition among Americans. More than 7% of the adult population is diagnosed with hay fever every year, which is the common name for allergic rhinitis. In the...
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Sugar consumption, which has grown from 130 million to 178 million tonnes globally in the last 10 years, has become a major health concern all over the world. Its negative health effects, such as...
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Bullying is often described as aggressive behavior among children in school that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying can be teasing, hitting, name-calling, and it can also...
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About one in four American students say they have been bullied at school. A fifth of all students between 12 and 18 years of age in the country have experienced bullying in some form, according to...
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People — on and off the internet — have a lot to say about weight loss. So much so that trying to find out whom to listen to can be overwhelming, and it’s difficult to be sure what...
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Calories can be a scary term. How many should a person consume a day to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight? The answer is not a pleasing one: It depends. It gets even more complicated...
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Dating can be fun, and it can be stressful; the two of you might be meeting for the first time or you might be well into a relationship. But no matter if it’s the love of your life who is...
Hristina Byrnes
It’s no secret that the United States is a country of immigrants. Despite recent political moods, the nation has a long history of welcoming foreigners from all over the world. Up to 780,000 people...
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Many people work hard for months to get a summer body. Then summer comes and all of that healthy eating and exercising several times a week is replaced by beach parties, picnics, and backyard...
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Flying can be a frightening experience for some people. Planes are usually huge machines that can be very daunting. Nothing gets you to your destination faster, but this convenience comes at a price...
Hristina Byrnes, John Harrington
Tigers are unlike any other cat species. Whether it’s because their roar can be heard as far as two miles away, their stripes are as unique as every human’s fingerprint, or because they symbolize...
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Hollywood does a pretty good job at making the United States an attractive place. Some of the most popular movies and TV shows are filmed or set here, and they often highlight the American way of...
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You’ve probably heard it before — sitting is the new smoking. But while smoking rates are declining, sedentary behaviors are only increasing. The average adult person spends more than half of...
Hristina Byrnes
Fast food is a big part of the American diet. People in the United States spend millions of dollars a year eating and drinking at fast food establishments. The biggest chain, in terms of sales, is...
Hristina Byrnes