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Inevitably, as history tells us, people will demand supporter to know why this short-sighted plan was ever allowed to take place.
This decision to demolish is short-sighted, ill-conceived and demonstrates a fundamental lack of local understanding.
Smoking and high blood pressure are potential risk factors but Japanese researchers believe excessive computer use may also play a role in short-sighted people.
There is now a need to carry out further studies investigating how much time outside is needed to protect against short-sightedness, what age the protective effect of spending time outside is most marked and how the protective effect actually works, so that we can try and reduce the number of children who become short-sighted," she said.
These lenses are ideal for those who are short-sighted or long-sighted.
A SHORT-SIGHTED sniper sparked an armed police alert after he opened fire with an airgun during a Hearts match.
Summary: Cutting spending on the "big" science fields is short-sighted and could be damaging to Britain, MPs have claimed.
These short-sighted cuts are particularly dangerous when the country is on the brink of an obesity epidemic, which could cost the country more in the future.
I'm a little short-sighted, and people, when they're short-sighted, they remove their glasses and then they look like cute little dogs who want to be adopted" Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld says he never takes his glasses off "I apply several layers of thick, stick-applicator foundation until it looks like my whole face has been airbrushed out.
TO ARGUE that John Terry should be skipper for the World Cup because he remains an inspiration on the field is short-sighted, but probably not as short-sighted as his conquests.
Ian Godden, chairman of ADS, said: "Continuous cuts to the defence research and technology budget are short-sighted beyond belief.
Mr Smith said: "While the economically short-sighted decision to cancel the M4 airport road makes it harder to spread the benefits of the Defence Technical College across the whole of Wales, it has only served to strengthen my resolve to make sure people and businesses here in the Vale benefit the most from this record investment.
It works well in most short-sighted people, but not in the extremely short-sighted.
What took the typically short-sighted, no-beer-allowed Coliseum Commission so long to envision this arrival of the latest NFL snub?
The second is that local Arab leadership was historically incompetent, short-sighted, and personally corrupt; and its every attempt at armed resistance to Jewish and then Israeli occupation unfailingly resulted in a worse situation for its own people than the one before.