5 health reasons to ditch daylight savings, say doctors

Transitioning to daylight savings ups stroke and MI risk, sleep experts argue

It's widely hated by parents of small children, and now, daylight savings is in the sights of US sleep disorder doctors, who argue it should be ditched due to an increase in stroke, MI risk and interrupted sleep patterns.

Daylight saving

Writing in JAMA Neurology, doctors from sleep clinics at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Tennessee and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine advocate for daylight savings time (DST) to be axed.

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