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The dark side of daylight saving time: Oregon researcher says beware of 'Sleepy Monday' Daylight Saving Time in Oregon: what you need to know
Andrew Cummings | 10 March, 2018, 00:53

Most people, though, after we recover from the jolt of losing an hour's sleep every March, like daylight saving. If the clock changed at midnight, bars and restaurants might lose one hour of income when they had to spring ahead.

He also said that since his bill would take effect on July 1, it would make Daylight Saving Time permanent.

It survived the Great Depression, World War II, and endless gnashing of teeth about its good and bad points, and this month celebrates its 100th birthday here in the U.S. A study found that on the Monday after the shift to Daylight Saving Time, employees spent more time procrastinating and wasting time on the Internet at work. There is no such thing as darkness - scientifically "dark" is actually "lack of light".

Spring forward, fall back. The fact is changing the clocks is foolishness, outdated, and unnecessary. Those sleepy folks will show up just as services are letting out. "Anyone who's on that pacific time zone trying to get them to go along so we're harmonized, which is better for business". Blue light from screens can affect your ability to sleep. To make bedtime easier, make sure to get youngsters exhausted on Sunday.

Drivers however should not rely on their bodies to provide warning signs for drowsiness and should instead prioritize getting at least seven hours of sleep before hitting the road.

If Florida decides to stop changing clocks, it would prevent the most curious conflict Prerau encountered when he was a consultant on time change for the USA and United Kingdom governments: The inheritance rights of twins. Savings in electrical use are eaten up by additional use of air conditioning, studies have shown.

Along with my colleague, I first examined how the shift to daylight saving time affected workers in blue-collar settings.

The dark side of daylight saving time: Oregon researcher says beware of 'Sleepy Monday'

Loss of sleep can cause lingering damage, too, and Americans with Seasonal Affective Disorder could be hurt by receiving less light in the morning.

Heart attacks: The number of acute myocardial infarctions jumps 24 percent on the Monday after the springtime change, according to a 2013 study led by Dr. Amneet Sandhu, then a cardiology fellow at the University of Colorado.

Florida joined the rest of the country in a switch to year-round daylight saving time during the energy crisis of 1974, when the federal government mandated a two-year change.

The bill passed unanimously through three Senate committees and in a 33-2 vote in the full Senate on Tuesday. It keeps Florida on daylight saving time year-round. Arizona (except the Navajo Nation), Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are among the US states and territories that do not participate in daylight saving time.

In New Mexico, we have written before about the noble efforts of Roswell Sen.

Another industry that pushed hard for extending daylight saving time? "Installing smoke alarms with batteries that don't need to be changed annually is one of the most affordable ways to protect your family". As of now, Florida would continue to be in two time zones, with the majority of the state in Eastern time and a small portion of the panhandle in Central time.

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