New study shows assaults go up when daylight saving time ends

Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, so there's no need to change the clocks in those places.

Get ready for an extra hour of sleep this weekend as Daylight Saving Time officially comes to an end.

"The bright side of it, which is a pun, is that we will be waking up when there's more light in the morning", says Dr. Phyllis Zee, chief of sleep medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Deeper analysis of the society-wide economic benefits of abolishing time changes supports what our bodies tell us.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 am.

But some people may argue that Daylight Saving Time is necessary and makes sense.

When you head to bed tonight, don't forget to set your clocks back an hour.

On the positive side, WebMD notes losing an hour of sleep in the spring is more hard to adjust to than gaining an hour in the fall.

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How can the transition be eased for minimal effect?

Depression rates declined after about 10 weeks; researchers said that's because sunlight impacts the brain, and those studied were exposed to more sunlight at that point.

"The autumn transition is often popularized as a gain of 1 [hour] of sleep but there is little evidence of extra sleep on that night", Ms. Harris said in the study. We looked at stock-returns data for Canada, the United States, Britain and Germany, and found returns tended to be lower on average on the Monday after the time change, both in the spring and the fall, perhaps due to heightened anxiety arising from market participants' disrupted sleep schedules.

It's time to fall back again!

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