Tag: Daylight Saving Time

EU To End Daylight Saving Time In 2021

EU Parliament voted to discontinue daylight saving time as benefits to energy cost became less significant with technology. Member states will have to choose if they want to follow summertime or wintertime permanently before its implementation in 2021.

Earth/Environment March 29, 2019

Daylight Saving Time Is Bad For Your Health, Says Study

Daylight saving time is bad for your health, a study has found. The time change can cause symptoms of anxiety, depression, and heart attacks. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2018

This Is How Daylight Saving Time Can Save Dwindling Population Of Koalas

Daylight saving time may help reduce the number of vehicular accidents that kill koalas. How can DST help protect the koala and other nocturnal animals?

Animals November 23, 2016

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Ended: A Brief History Of DST And How Economists Weigh Its Benefits

Daylight Saving Time is a half-year period when people turn their clocks one hour in order to make the most of the sunlight. This year's end of Daylight Saving Time is on Nov. 6, when clocks are set back an hour.

Earth/Environment November 6, 2016

Daylight Saving Time - Is It An Idea Whose Time Is Past?

Daylight saving time means most Americans recently set their clocks forward an hour. Is it time to get rid of this tradition and adopt standard time instead?

Energy March 13, 2016

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Starts Sunday: How DST Affects Your Health

Many Americans have grown accustomed to resetting their clocks during daylight saving time, but some continue to struggle to let their internal clock adjust to the time change. Here are a few tips on how you can keep your regular sleeping habits despite the start of the DST shift.

Life March 12, 2016

Resetting The Clock Linked To Health Risks: How To Ease Transition To Daylight Saving Time

A recent study found that the total rate of ischemic stroke increased by 8 percent in the first two days after the daylight saving time transition. Here are some tips on how to avoid health issues and make the transition easier.

Life March 10, 2016

Daylight Saving Time Linked To Spike In Stroke Risk

Can adjusting the clock up people's risk for stroke? Findings of a new study have found a spike in ischemic stroke risk following a daylight saving time transition.

Life March 1, 2016

Feeling Depressed? Blame That Hour Of Daylight You 'Lost' By Setting Your Clocks Back

The end of daylight saving time can throw some people into a winter depression, known as seasonal affective disorder. Some 10 million Americans wrestle with the problem, experts say.

Life November 3, 2015

This Interactive Visual Reveals How Much Light Is Left Post-Daylight Savings

This interactive graph allows you to see how much sun you will get to see based on what time you wake up and go to bed since the clocks went back an hour on Nov. 1.

Internet November 2, 2015

Not Everyone Wants To Fall Back – Here's Why Many Want To Drop Daylight Savings Time

Some people want to drop Daylight Saving Time while some want to make it permanent. Here are some arguments that may get you thinking which side to take.

Internet Culture November 2, 2015

10 Interesting Facts About Daylight Saving Time Whether You Love It Or Hate It

With DST about to pull us back an hour really soon, many are mulling over the question of whether it is still necessary. Here are some facts that may help you think it over.

Internet Culture October 31, 2015

Daylight Savings Time: How It Began And Do We Still Need It

Although the idea behind daylight savings time is to conserve energy, studies suggest DST is associated with paltry savings. The time adjustment is also linked with increased incidence of traffic accidents and heart attacks.

Society March 9, 2015

Daylight Saving Time 2015 Begins Sunday March 8 — Here's How To Deal With Springing Ahead One Hour

The start of Daylight Saving Time for this year is almost upon us, which is kind of a drag because that means we lose an hour of sleep. Here's how to cope.

Feature March 7, 2015

Daylight Saving Time 2014 ended November 2: What it means and how to cope

You'll get an extra hour to play with, but you might not like it, experts say. Time change can effect our body clocks and our moods, they say.

Life November 2, 2014

Daylight Saving Time 2014 ends November 2: Is it still necessary?

Get ready to Fall back on Nov. 2 when Daylight Saving Time comes to an end. But why do we turn our clocks back, and do we still need to?

Feature November 1, 2014

The digitization of Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time is right around the corner, but many no longer need to worry because today's mobile and home digital devices automatically go back or forward in time without anyone having to touch them. Now the talk is about whether it's necessary anymore.

Life October 31, 2014

The case for keeping Daylight Saving Time

UK researchers studying the effects of Daylight Saving Time on children found that children are more active during daylight hours (of which there are more during Daylight Saving Time) than after.

Internet Culture October 28, 2014

Heart attacks increase after Daylight Saving Time starts, study says

A new study has found that the start of daylight saving time heralds an increase in cardiac risk, with heart attacks rising immediately after the change. However, the end of daylight savings has the opposite effect, with heart attacks dropping by 21 percent.

Life March 31, 2014

Your sleep may be disrupted by Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time can be more of a challenge than the end of Daylight Saving Time in the fall, a sleep expert says.

Life March 7, 2014

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