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Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for September 2022.
Looking at You (all articles) for September 2022Thoughts on biblical government The hidden danger of gum disease Your toddler and your smartphone Gardening could save your life – but only if you really get stuck in What houseplants can do for cars Be social Be kind to hedgehogs ** Editor: David Pickup, a solicitor, considers politicians. Thoughts on biblical government 13 Submit yourselves... (1039 words)
Thoughts on biblical government13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. 1 Peter 2:13-14 Most politicians, whether at local or national level, want to do the best for society. However, on... (302 words)
The hidden danger of gum diseaseThis will encourage you to brush your teeth: it seems that gum disease can increase your risk of developing mental health problems and other illnesses by more than a third. So say some researchers at the University of Birmingham, following a recent study of more than 64,000 patients with a history of gum disease. It... (143 words)
Your toddler and your smartphoneWhen parents of toddlers often browse social media, they risk damaging the development of their child. A recent study has found that when mothers are on their smartphones, they talk to their toddlers only a quarter as much, give few opportunities for the child to practise conversation with them, provide a slower response to the... (112 words)
Gardening could save your life – but only if you really get stuck inA recent study has found that just an hour a week of digging and shovelling could be enough to cut your risk of dying. Such ‘muscle strengthening exercises’ has been found linked to a 10 to 20 per cent lower risk of death from all causes. The study, recently published in the British Journal of... (130 words)
What houseplants can do for carsCommon houseplants are your friend if your home or office is near a busy road. A recent study has found that where houseplants are placed in a poorly ventilated room, they can suck up the nitrogen dioxide from traffic emissions by up to 20 per cent. The researchers at the University of Birmingham used peace... (96 words)
Be socialIf you go to church and/or volunteer for local good causes, the good that you do to others will come back to you. A recent study has found that having a rich social life can help older people retain normal brain functions, and slow down any onset of dementia. The research, done at the University... (70 words)
Be kind to hedgehogsThe latest State of Britain’s Hedgehogs report warns that between 30 per cent and 75 per cent of the UK’s population of hedgehogs has been lost in rural areas in the last two decades. The largest falls are in the eastern half of England. However, there is some evidence that in our towns and cities,... (99 words)
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