Mich. study finds heart attacks spike after clocks set for daylight savings

03/31/2014 | HealthDay News

Hospitals in Michigan admitted an average of 32 people who suffered a heart attack on any given Monday from 2010 to 2013, a figure that rose by 25% on the Monday after daylight saving time begins in spring and clocks are set ahead one hour. Researchers found a 21% decline in the incidence of heart attacks on the following Tuesday. The findings were presented at an American College of Cardiology conference and were published in the journal Open Heart.

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