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Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets. Jerry Regis/Shutterstock.com

The hazards of living on the right side of a time zone border

Humans have natural cycles for when they are active and for when they sleep. Modern work and school schedules interfere with this, and more studies are showing why there's a possible health risk.
Unfortunately, there’s not an unlimited amount of daylight that we can squeeze out of our clocks. igorstevanovic/Shutterstock.com

100 years later, the madness of daylight saving time endures

The original arguments Congress made for 'springing ahead' have been thoroughly debunked. So why are they still being used by legislators today?
Falling back or staying put? Romolo Tavani/Shutterstock.com

Is daylight saving time worth the trouble? Research says no

Advocates say daylight saving time saves energy and wins wars. But studies show that injuries and illnesses rise when the clocks change. Some states may end the practice; others could make it permanent.

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