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Night Owls Unite (My Life with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, Part II)

Advocating For Policy Changes Night owls have organized and our ranks are growing. Groups like the Circadian Sleep Disorders Network and B-Society are advocating for people with late chronotypes – building awareness of flexible work and school schedules, reducing stigma, and increasing federal funding for sleep research. Late chronotypes (“night owls”) are awake when most […]

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Why we should let the sun set on Daylight Saving Time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recently published a position statement, aligned with the European Sleep Research Society, European Biological Rhythms Society, and Society for Research on Biological Rhythms’ position, calling for the abolishment of daylight saving time (DST) in favor of the maintenance of standard time year-round. While many people feel that ending the […]

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