Five articles on the health implications of daylight saving time

Shifts in daylight saving time have been shown to increase the risk for adverse health effects such as cardiovascular issues and injuries, according to research published in PLoS Computational Biology.For a recent study, Hanxin Zhang, a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago, and colleagues examined insurance claims from the United States and Sweden from 1968 to 2014. They estimated that each spring daylight saving time (DST) shift is associated with at least 880,000 negative health events globally, such as increases in depression and heart attack rates.The researchers concluded that theRead More

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