Spring forward, but it could be for the last time

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People also report feeling disoriented and unproductive.

Standard time returns November 3. "This has two consequences", Dr. M. Safwan Badr, a pulmonologist at DMC's Detroit Receiving Hospital, told CBS News. But sleeping times vary from person to person, and needs change as people age, so the amount of hours each person sleeps will be different.

The study found positive effects in a number of industries but didn't go so far as to recommend making the change.

While sleep deprivation may affect your productivity and sense of wellbeing in the short-term, Carrier says your sleep patterns today will also impact your long-term physical, cognitive and emotional health. "In order to make your biological clock advance, you need to expose yourself as much as possible to light, especially in the spring to morning light".

They'll get less sleep.

Being sleep deprived after switching to Daylight Saving Time can also create problems with memory, learning, social interactions, and overall cognitive performance.

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Additionally, sleep deprivation can lead to more workplace injuries and vehicle crashes. That's good. Then again, researchers at the University of Alabama Birmingham reported in 2012 that the spring adjustment led to a 10% increase in heart attack risk. "Working smoke alarms increase the chance of surviving a home fire by 50 percent".

According to research from AAA, drivers who miss two hours of the recommended amount of sleep in a 24-hour period can almost double their risk for a crash.

But Oregon legislators have decided maybe it's time to reconsider this ritual in the Beaver State. Especially, since not every state does Daylight Saving Time. The moves come in the wake of a vote in the Florida legislature a year ago to adopt daylight saving time year-round. He said that while there were no imminent changes planned in British Columbia, 'we are closely following developments on the West Coast of the U.S'.

Get ready to spring forward!

But there are some steps you can take to help.

According to Insider Health, Daylight Saving Time has been linked to sleep deprivation, decreased mental health, increased suicide rates, increased cardiovascular conditions, and increases in auto accidents and workplace injuries.

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