Get Ready for Clocks to ‘Spring Ahead’

Clara T. Fryman

News Picture: Get Ready for Clocks to 'Spring Ahead'

FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If losing an hour of sleep with the switch to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday leaves you feeling tired, you’re not alone.

Fifty-five percent of Americans feel the same way, according to an American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) survey. For most Americans, the clock will “spring forward” at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8.

Besides disrupting sleep habits for up to a week, the transition also poses health and safety risks, two new studies report.

One report, published in Current Biology earlier this year, reported that the risk of fatal traffic accidents

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