Daylight Stupid Time

Daylight Saving Time is killing you slowly.

We need to ban Daylight Saving Time in the United States!

Daylight Saving Time is Stupid

The health detriments of Daylight Saving Time can not be ignored. It's time to ban this archaic ritual.

How bad is Daylight Saving Stupid Time?

Why daylight saving time may be bad for your brain and health

In fact, this twice-a-year desynchronization of our body clocks has been linked to increased health risks such as depression, obesity, heart attack, cancer, and even car accidents.

By Joseph S. Takahashi, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern

Measurable health effects associated with the daylight saving time shift

The transition to daylight saving time (DST) is beneficial for energy conservation but at the same time it has been reported to increase the risk of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular problems. Here, we evaluate the effect of the DST shift on a whole spectrum of diseases—an analysis we hope will be helpful in weighing the risks and benefits of DST shifts.

Lars Juhl Jensen, Editor

With 5 authors

7 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Affect Your Health

An hour may not seem like a lot, but the time shift can have significant effects on the body, says Sandhya Kumar, MD, assistant professor of neurology and medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. “With the spring time change, you essentially have to go to bed earlier and get up earlier, which is difficult for many of us to do,” she says.

By Amanda MacMillan
Customers served! 1 %  Spike in heart attack visits
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NO to Year Round DST

The first domino has fallen in the push to move to year round DST. This was tried in 1974 in the US, and was repealed by the fall of 1975. Please write or call your congress person to tell them it's a bad, bad idea.

March 15, 2022

The United States Senate passed "S.623 - Sunshine Protection Act of 2021" which would put the United States permanently Daylight Stupid Time.