Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 11. She says preparation for the hour lost should start weeks before Daylight saving time begins. It will end at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.
Because the Sunshine State apparently doesn't get enough Sunshine, Florida lawmakers today overwhelmingly approved a bill that could allow it to stay in Daylight Saving Time all year long.
Next week is National Sleep Week and we'll be hearing more from Dr. Rummel on healthy sleep habits and why they are so important but for now start adjusting the time change now.
A standardized system of beginning and ending daylight saving time came in 1966 when the Uniform Time Act became law.
Officials also recommend changing the batteries in your home's smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms when you set your clocks forward. The rest of Europe and the United States soon followed, but the idea was unpopular wirh citizens and was abolished in America by Congress after the war.
Unless, you're a farmer from 1908, chances are you don't have much use for daylight savings time.
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In addition to the time change, weather during this time of year can be a challenge for headache sufferers as well.
You may want to store up some extra sleep in the next few weeks because you are about to lose an hour of it.
Even though the bill is awaiting the signature of Scott, who's now under intense political pressure over newly passed gun legislation, it's actually the call of Congress on whether Florida can permanently leap forward timewise for good, the Herald noted.
The clock-moving has also been shown to correlate with negative health effects, as strokes and heart attacks increase in the days following the clock change. It was officially recognized nationally in the USA in 1966 with the Uniform Time Act.
Georgia is one of the 48 states that participate in Daylight Saving Time to "make better use of sunlight" in warmer months. By advocating for daylight saving time, he did not practice what he preached of "early to bed, early to rise".