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Missing quarantine? 1 in 3 young people say they were HAPPIER during pandemic lockdowns

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Feb 23, 2022 … CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom — The mental impact of living during pandemic lockdowns is a common topic these days, but did some people actually like it more than normal life? A new study finds one in three young people were actually happier during lockdown. Researchers from the University of Cambridge say these teens and adolescents felt…

COVID lockdown was a ‘live social experiment’ revealing how women, men behave during pandemics

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Sep 29, 2021 … VIENNA, Austria — Did the first coronavirus lockdown turn into one giant reality show? Scientists in Austria say COVID quarantine allowed them to conduct a “live social experiment,” revealing how men and women behave very differently during a pandemic. In a crisis, the study finds women tend to make significantly longer phone calls and follow…

Researchers discover COVID-19, lockdowns bring back unpleasant memories for Holocaust survivors

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Apr 07, 2021 … RAMAT GAN, Israel — Rates of loneliness, depression, and suicidal thoughts have increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the CDC, four in 10 U.S. adults reported struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues last June. However, some people are coping with the crisis just fine. So what makes people react differently? A…

Nostalgia TV: ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Jurassic Park’ rule as people binge on classics during COVID lockdowns

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Feb 09, 2021 … NEW YORK — Are you excited to check out the latest round of potential blockbusters or Oscar winners coming to theaters this year? Or are you more content re-watching “The Empire Strikes Back” for the 150th time? It appears most Americans can’t help but turn back time and watch the classics when it comes to pandemic…

And the winner is: Americans more prepared for movie awards season than ever before thanks to lockdowns

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Jan 18, 2021 … NEW YORK — While the postponement of movie award shows means that awards season 2021 won’t arrive until the spring, American movie fans might be more prepared than ever for this year’s acceptance speeches. Six in 10 people say staying at home more often during COVID-19 has turned them into “total film buffs.” The new…

Cozy in quarantine: Most Americans are redecorating their homes for ‘coziness’ during COVID lockdowns

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Jan 16, 2021 … NEW YORK — Most people have found themselves with lots of extra time at home during the coronavirus pandemic. According to a new survey, many people are choosing to use that time for some redecorating. In fact, 71 percent of Americans say they plan on doing even more redecorating and refurbishing in 2021. Their top priority…

Take it easy: People who are more laid-back deal with COVID lockdowns better than others

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Jan 11, 2021 … NEW YORK — Does slow and steady really win the race? According to a new survey, the answer is yes. Researchers find those who describe themselves as laid-back are not only adjusting better to life in quarantine, but are reportedly more optimistic overall. A OnePoll survey of 2,000 Americans — split up by those who…

Third of Americans binge drink during COVID pandemic, but lockdowns make problem worse

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Dec 07, 2020 … Alarming new study reveals that binge drinkers are taking down four to seven drinks in a single sitting. DALLAS, Texas — From social isolation to fears about job loss, the stresses of living in quarantine can have a devastating impact on millions of people during COVID-19. For drinkers, the problems of living in lockdown may be…

Two-thirds of Americans ‘happiest they’ve ever been’ with their homes thanks to improvements for COVID lockdown

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Dec 03, 2020 … NEW YORK — With everything negative going on outside, our homes are becoming the new hotspots for people seeking a fun time in 2020. A new survey finds two in three Americans are the happiest they’ve ever been in their homes this year, much in part to various home improvement projects they’ve taken on amid…

Coronavirus Lockdowns Could Ramp Up Obesity Epidemic, Study Warns

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Aug 14, 2020 … New research shows that lifestyle and financial restraints resulting from coronavirus lockdowns are leading people to eat more processed foods. COPENHAGEN, Denmark — What’s the point in working out, dieting right, and sculpting the perfect beach body if you never get the chance to show it off? All of the physical inactivity, time spent stuck home,…

Coronavirus lockdown leads to less air pollution, more clean energy

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Jul 19, 2020 … NUREMBERG, Germany — Shortly after the coronavirus lockdown began, people around the world started sharing pictures of an amazing phenomenon taking place — major cities were suddenly clear of air pollution and smog. It turns out cities aren’t just cleaner, they’re gathering more power during the pandemic. A team of scientists in Germany report that…

Study: States slow to issue lockdown orders had higher COVID-19 death rates

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Jul 17, 2020 … PHILADELPHIA — When COVID-19 first emerged as a national crisis in March, numerous state and local governments put stay-at-home or lockdown orders in place. Conversely, many others held off on mandating that locals stay home. Now, a new study from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania finds states that were slow to…

Lockdown lovin’: Nearly third of Americans have broken self-quarantine for bedroom romp

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Jul 16, 2020 … NEW YORK — Spending time with others can be a risky proposition during the coronavirus pandemic. While some cities are urging people to only break quarantine for essential chores, a new survey has finds many are bending the rules for sex. A poll, commissioned by MysteryVibe, finds three in 10 people admit they’ve broken their…

Home gyms needed! Many Americans admit to double-digit weight gain under lockdown

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Jul 08, 2020 … NEW YORK — Goodbye summer beach body, hello post COVID-19 body. According to a recent survey of 2,000 adults, 63% of Americans have given up all hope of getting in shape this summer. Instead, they’re now opting to focus their fitness efforts on building a “post-quarantine” body. The research, commissioned by Nutrisystem, asked respondents how the…