Spring ahead! The effects of time change on health

OTTAWA, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, March 12, Daylight Savings Time begins and we'll set our clocks ahead one hour.  But what happens to our internal clocks? Are some people more sensitive to time changes? How does it affect the way we sleep? Is our mood really affected by time change?

Dr. Colleen Carney, CIHR-funded researcher, is available to answer these questions and share her expertise on mood and beliefs about sleep.

To book an interview, please contact:

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), we know that research has the power to change lives. As Canada's health research investment agency, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system.


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SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information: To book an interview, please contact: David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563, mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


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