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Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for July 2022.
Looking at You (all articles) for July 2022Those careless words Day surgery Good grief? Watch less TV, and live longer Next time you take a selfie, don’t worry about your nose Worried more about money ** Editor: David Pickup, a solicitor, considers dangerous things to say. Those careless words With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we... (1484 words)
Those careless wordsWith the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. …My brothers and sisters, this should not be. (James 3:9-10) Wise words from St James. He knew that it is easy to say the wrong thing and do a lot of damage.... (306 words)
Day surgeryWearing my own dressing gown over the hospital regulation smock and with my belongings in a bag by my side, I was waiting my turn for a four-hour operation, to be preceded by a general anaesthetic. If all went well, I would be discharged and allowed home that day. Time went by. Gazing round the anteroom I... (351 words)
Good grief?We are never fully prepared for the death of someone really close to us. Even if they have been thoughtful enough to leave a Will and instructions for their funeral, and although we may have anticipated the outcome of a long period of terminal illness, death itself is raw and affects us in unexpected ways. It takes... (354 words)
Watch less TV, and live longerA recent study at the University of Cambridge has estimated that about one in ten cases of heart disease could be prevented, if people watched less TV. It seems that more than four hours of screen-based sedentary activity a day can lead to coronary heart disease, which is one of the UK’s leading causes of... (109 words)
Next time you take a selfie, don’t worry about your noseA recent study by scientists at the University of Texas has discovered that younger patients are booking unnecessary cosmetic surgery on their noses because selfies tend to distort features, making people’s noses look longer and wider. The findings, published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, reveal that noses can look up to 6.4 per... (132 words)
Worried more about moneyFour in ten of us are now more worried about our energy bills than about catching Covid. That is the finding of a recent study by University College London (UCL). Dr Daisy Fancourt, of UCL’s Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare and the lead author, said that as the cost-of-living crisis takes hold, “Concerns about money... (145 words)
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