Daylight Saving Time is Really Bad for You – Potentially Deadly
It's nice to have more sunlight; but the Spring adjustment for Daylight Saving Time is really bad on your body. A study published by the American Economic Journal shows that Americans sleep 40 minutes less on the night of the spring transition. Their data says losing one hour of sleep "increases the prevalence of fatigue related fatal crashes by 46 percent."
That's not all though. Business Insider just published a story that says the Monday after this springtime switch -Today - hospitals report a 24% spike in heart attack visits around the country. You're also more likely to have a stroke or get injured at work this week.
States like Florida and Massachusetts are debating whether or not to continue with DST. Do you think Minnesota should consider ditching it?
Everyone loves falling back in autumn but adjusting in the spring seems to be a bit of a struggle for everyone.
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