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2011-03-07 15:38:23

Most people enjoy the extra hour of sunlight that comes with Daylight Saving Time but a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert warns that it is not necessarily the best thing for our sleep cycle. This is especially true for people who are already sleep deprived and for small children, said Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at BCM and medical director of the BCM Sleep Center. Losing an hour March 13 This year, Daylight Saving Time starts...

2011-02-24 16:05:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.35 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable April 8, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 18, 2011. The information and comments in this press release may include forward-looking statements respecting DST and its businesses. Such information and comments are based on DST's views as of...

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2010-10-29 09:45:00

Changing clocks to allow for more daylight hours during the afternoon could make people happier and healthier, and it could even help save the planet, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The paper, which was written by Mayer Hillman, senior fellow emeritus with the Policy Studies Institute in London's University of Westminster, suggests adding one additional hour to Greenwich Mean Time year-round and two hours during 'Daylight...

2009-10-28 12:43:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As daylight-saving time approaches, consumers nationwide are able to relieve the stress of remembering to change their clocks. Oregon Scientific, a leading maker of consumer electronics, offers a wide variety of self-setting clocks that automatically program themselves to the U.S. Atomic Clock time for official, precise time 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with automatic adjustment for daylight saving. (Photo:...

2009-10-22 07:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - To: Investors, Analysts, Brokers and Portfolio Managers We would like to invite you to participate in a conference call and a simultaneous webcast to discuss RiT Technologies' third quarter 2009 financial results. The call is scheduled for Thursday, October 29th, at the times indicated below. We will issue a press release with operating results on that same Thursday morning before the market opens. To participate,...

2009-10-20 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Setting the clocks on Nov. 1 because of daylight saving time gives us a little extra time to think about preparing for emergencies. Since Mother Nature is known to throw us a curveball when we least expect it, the American Public Health Association is urging Americans to be ready for any kind of emergency such as blizzards, floods, blackouts or influenza. If disaster strikes in your community or you are too sick to go out, you might not have...

2009-09-01 12:28:19

Every March, most Americans welcome the switch to daylight saving time because of the longer days, but also dread losing an hour of sleep after they move their clocks forward. Now a new study shows that losing just an hour of sleep could pose some dangerous consequences for those in hazardous work environments.The findings are reported in the September issue of the Journal of Applied Psychology, which is published by the American Psychological Association."One hour of lost sleep may not seem...

2009-04-27 10:32:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To: Investors, Analysts, Brokers and Portfolio Managers We would like to invite you to participate in a conference call and a simultaneous webcast to discuss RiT Technologies' (NASDAQ:RITT) first quarter 2009 financial results. The call is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 at the times indicated below. We will issue a press release with operating results on that same Tuesday morning before the market opens. To participate,...

2009-03-31 16:05:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Argus Health Systems, Inc. ("Argus"). Argus is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST. The information and comments in this press release may include forward-looking statements respecting DST and its businesses. Such information and comments are based on DST's views as of today, and actual actions or results could differ. There could be a number of factors,...

2009-03-06 22:50:46

A U.S. doctor says springing forward through daylight saving time takes only one hour, but for some the time change packs a punch. Sleep specialist J. Todd Arnedt of the University of Michigan says losing just that one hour of sleep has been linked to mood changes, work performance issues and driving accidents. New research, he adds, has also linked a higher rate of heart attacks to daylight saving time, which may be related to the associated sleep deprivation. The time change can affect...


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