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Fall back from daylight savings time may be good for the heart

November 4, 2011
  • By Lloyd Resnick, Former Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

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Lloyd Resnick, Former Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Lloyd Resnick was editor of the Harvard Heart Letter from August 2011 to May 2012. Before coming to HHP, LLoyd worked for the Massachusetts Medical Society in various capacities, notably as managing editor of HealthNews. A … See Full Bio
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February 16, 2012

Excellent post!

Heather Smith
January 3, 2012

This is an interesting blog, we must all have the right time all the time. Thanks for posting this.

November 7, 2011

What a wonderful article, I learned a lot. Can’t wait until your next post. I look forward to more soon!
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November 7, 2011

Hi! When you have young kids Day Light Savings Time is a little tougher to appreciate…
I am so sleepy as I am writing this!
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November 6, 2011

very intesting. thanks for sharing

November 5, 2011

It’s correctly called Daylight Saving Time, not “savings.”

As Casey Stengel would say, you could look it up.

November 5, 2011

My favorite thing about “falling back” is that it means a longer weekend! Good to hear that it may be better for the heart too though. 🙂
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