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Time change can create health consequences

Daylight saving time ends Sunday morning as the clock turns back an hour and not only does the change bring shorter days, it could affect health particularly that of the kids.

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 04:25am EST

Tags: Daylight saving time, health consequences, Dr. Anna Goodman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Seasonal Affective Disorder

2 tricky commutes ahead for D.C.-area drivers

Drivers in the D.C. area may run into some tricky commutes over the next few days, with both Halloween and a time shift.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:08am EDT

Tags: Halloween, Daylight saving time, traffic, trick-or-treat

Dry, cool air to greet trick-or-treaters this Halloween

Your ghosts and goblins should be able to squeeze in their trick-or-treating before the rain comes Friday evening. But big changes are ahead this weekend. ABC7 Lauryn Ricketts has your full holiday weekend forecast.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, trick-or-treat, weather, lauryn ricketts, Daylight saving time

How to prepare kids ahead of the time change

This weekend, we make the switch from daylight saving time to standard time. And even though we don't "fall back" until Sunday, children should start adjusting before the change occurs.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:38am EDT

Tags: Daylight saving time, Paula Wolfson

Tricks to reset your sleep clock before Daylight Saving Time

It's time to turn those clocks ahead and that means one less hour of sleep this week. Dr. Neal Maru has tricks to avoid missing that hour and reset your sleep schedule.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:12pm EST

Tags: sleep, Daylight saving time

Good to go: Prevent fallout from 'falling back' with tips from experts

Sunday, Nov. 3 is a day many adults look forward to, and one many parents dread.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Fall back, sleep, parenting, Daylight saving time, Good to Go, Katie Howard, Rachel Nania, Children, time change


Weekend Wakeup: Spring brings travelers, time change

It's time to spring ahead! Sunday morning's time change means you'll lose an hour of sleep an hour of Metro service. Plus expect more cars on the area's highways as spring traffic ramps up. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 05:48pm EST

Tags: traffic, Metrorail, bridge work, Silver Line, Daylight saving time, st. patricks day

Live Chat: Dr. Thomas LoRusso, sleep specialist (March 4, 2013)

Dr. Thomas LoRusso, director at the Northern Virginia Sleep Diagnostic Center, gives advice on getting good sleep.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 02:15am EST

Tags: Live chat, sleep, Daylight saving time, spring forward

Early nightfall plus Election Day could cause commute confusion

When the time change meets Election Day, the evening commute can become more complicated.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 11:02am EST

Tags: Election Day, Jim Battagliese, veronica robinson, traffic, Daylight saving time

D.C. Delegate: National Mall dangerously dark

Because Daylight Saving Time is over and it's getting dark sooner, a local leader took time Monday night to inspect the streetlights that help deter crime on the National Mall.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 03:27am EST

Tags: Daylight saving time, Michelle Basch, National Mall, crime

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