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Sleep loss may weaken our immune systems, leaving us more susceptible to viral illness. With COVID present this is NOT the time to lower our immune systems. 

Daylight Savings Time was started to minimize the use of artificial lighting to save fuel for the war effort. There is absolutely no need for it now and only around 70 countries still observe it, and that number is dropping. The European Union voted to abolish it last year.

Most areas of the United States and Canada observe daylight saving time (DST), the exceptions being Arizona  Hawaii, and the overseas territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.

Over time, daylight saving time (DST) eliminates bright morning light that's crucial to synchronizing your biologic clock, possibly putting people at increased risk of heart attack, stroke and other harmful effects of sleep deprivation, said Dr. ... During DST changes, adults lose an average of 15 to 20 minutes of sleep.

Over time, daylight saving time (DST) eliminates bright morning light that's crucial to synchronizing your biologic clock, possibly putting people at increased risk of heart attack, stroke and other harmful effects of sleep deprivation. During DST changes, adults lose an average of 15 to 20 minutes of sleep.

When DST ends, the shift to shorter days with fewer hours of sunlight can trigger seasonal affective disorder (SAD) — a condition that affects 1.6 billion people worldwide.