Why We Should Abolish Daylight Saving Time

March 12, 2021


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5-15 mins
Man Shutting Off Alarm Clock
Presented by Michigan Medicine

Is springing forward bad for our health? In this faculty Q&A, Anita Shelgikar, M.D., MHPE, a professor of neurology and physician at Michigan Medicine’s Sleep Disorders Centers, explores why she and other experts are calling for an end to the back-and-forth that confuses our bodies twice per year and instead establish permanent Standard Time. Shelgikar explains why springing forward is bad for our health, what it will take to end Daylight Saving Time in the United States, and more.

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