Daylight saving time: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement.

@article{Rishi2020DaylightST,
  title={Daylight saving time: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement.},
  author={Muhammad A. Rishi and Omer Ahmed and Jairo H Barrantes Perez and Michael Berneking and Joseph W. Dombrowsky and Erin E. Flynn-Evans and Vicente Santiago and Shannon S. Sullivan and Raghu P. Upender and Kin M. Yuen and Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg and Rashmi N. Aurora and Kelly A. Carden and Douglas Kirsch and David A. Kristo and Raman K. Malhotra and Jennifer L. Martin and Eric J. Olson and Kannan Ramar and Carol L Rosen and James A. Rowley and Anita Valanju Shelgikar and Indira Gurubhagavatula},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  year={2020}
}
None The last several years have seen intense debate about the issue of transitioning between standard and daylight saving time. In the United States, the annual advance to daylight saving time in spring, and fall back to standard time in autumn, is required by law (although some exceptions are allowed under the statute). An abundance of accumulated evidence indicates that the acute transition from standard time to daylight saving time incurs significant public health and safety risks… 

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