Sunday, March 08, 2009

Daylight savings change causes spike in heart attacks

Not only does the daylight savings time change in the Spring (when we loose an hour of sleep) kick up the number of heart attacks five percent, the change in the Fall (when we gain an hour) causes heart attacks to drop by five percent. One expert suggests this shows how dangerously sleep-deprived we are…

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.