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The history of daylight saving time and its effect on our health

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This weekend, nearly all of us will set our clocks back one hour. It’s part of the twice-a-year ritual of alternating between daylight saving time and standard time. William Brangham looks at the history of changing the clock and a movement to do away with this process, once and for all.

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