Expert: Turning Clocks Back Doesn't Translate To Extra Sleep For EveryoneRush University Medical Center sleep disorder expert Dr. James Wyatt said research indicates there are more traffic accidents on the Sunday after the fall time change, perhaps because of greater alcohol use, and people staying up a little later.
After Record Cold, Weekend Thaw Should Put A Spring In Chicago's StepOur clocks won’t be the only things springing forward this weekend. After setting a new record for cold overnight, temperatures will gradually return to normal for this time of year over the weekend, ahead of even milder conditions in the middle of next week.
Doctor: Daylight Saving Time Carries Health RisksDr. Muhammad Hamadeh, a pulmonary specialist who runs the sleep clinic at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, said losing an hour of sleep when you set clocks forward in spring can aggravate existing sleep disorders.
Firefighters Remind Homeowners To Check Smoke DetectorsCal Ripken Jr., a calf, the Energizer Bunny and Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago teamed up on Michigan Avenue Monday in front of a mock-up of Ms. O’Leary's famous barn, to promote fire safety and battery sales, with the end of Daylight Saving Time approaching next month.
Daylight Saving Time Also Means Time To Check Smoke AlarmsWhen you turn your clocks back for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, you also should spend a few short minutes changing the batteries on your smoke alarms.
Sleep Expert: Time Change This Weekend Will Require AdjustmentDaylight Saving Time is almost over, and a sleep expert wants to ensure a good transition this weekend.
Daylight Saving Time Ends Tonight, Time To 'Fall Back'Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, meaning you’ll need to turn your clocks back tonight.

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