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[ad_1] Popular show “Squid Game” has conquered 94 countries and counting with its tracksuits and bleak message of social inequality, spawning hundreds of memes in the process and becoming the anti-“Ted Lasso.” Within a month of its mid-September debut, it overtook steamy Regency romance “Bridgerton” as Netflix’s most-watched series ever. That people gravitate toward dystopian
[ad_1] Many parents fretted over their children’s screen use during the pandemic with good reason, according to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics. UCSF-led researchers found that 12- to 13-year-old children in the United States doubled their non-school-related screen time to 7.7 hours a day in May 2020, compared to 3.8 hours a day before the pandemic.
[ad_1] As restrictions involving COVID-19 are loosening, Arizonans anticipate returning to some sense of normalcy. During the year of quarantine, many people found themselves saving money and trying to use it wisely. However, as states move toward reopening, “revenge spending” can be harmful. Revenge spending is the phenomenon where consumers spend money on items and
[ad_1] An open-door policy by Thomas M. Columbus, editor emeritus I suppose I should almost feel guilty about my life bobbing along merrily. People I know have suffered with COVID. Some have died. Many have had their lives and livelihoods disrupted. I’ve been healthy. My children live in town. I’ve met a marvelous friend. Although
[ad_1] Responding to queries, IMH’s National Addictions Management Service (Nams) said that it has not seen any significant increase in alcohol addiction cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, Dr Desmond Wai, a liver and gastrointestinal diseases specialist at a private hospital, said that he has been seeing more alcoholism cases since the circuit breaker period
[ad_1] Share on PinterestProlonged stress can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep. Cavan Images/Getty Images An increasing number of people have been reporting sleep disturbances since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Pharmaceutical sleep prescriptions have increased 20 percent over the last year. One doctor has dubbed the current sleep crisis “coronasomnia.” Taking steps to
[ad_1] The pandemic created treacherous conditions for eating disorders, leading to a surge of new cases and relapses that is not abating as restrictions are loosened and COVID-19 cases subside in many places, doctors and other specialists say. By Lindsey Tanner Many hospital beds are full. Waiting lists for outpatient treatment are bulging. And teens