aerial view of a Mechanical harvester of grapes in the vineyard at sunset in Penedes region, Catalonia, Spain

Med’s Susheel Patil discusses benefits of ditching daylight saving time

Should we get rid of daylight saving time? Many states say yes

Market RealistSusheel Patil, clinical associate professor of medicine, discussed the benefits of ditching daylight saving time—permanently. “My personal opinion is that DST is antiquated and definitely not sleep or circadian-friendly. This increases health and safety risks for our society with questionable economic benefits. It would be best to establish a permanent standard time,” he said.