Daylight Saving Time 2014: How to Spring Forward

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_8bfe69dd9e.jpgtomasworks/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Get ready to roll your clocks forward into daylight saving time -- the bittersweet switch that signals spring but delivers a blow to your sleep. For most people, a 23-hour Sunday means a mildly sleepy Monday. But for some -- particularly those who aren't big on mornings to begin with -- daylight saving time takes a toll on mood and productivity, earning blame for car accidents, workplace injuries and stock market dips.

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Utah Teen Wakes from Coma When Family Sings Hymns

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_d7e7844c46.jpgCourtesy Hansen Family (PROVO, Utah) -- A college student who reportedly went into a coma after being struck by a car last week woke up after her family and friends started singing hymns by her hospital bedside. Her mom is calling it “an amazing miracle.” Lexi Hansen, 18, a freshman at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, was heading to class and crossing the street near campus on a long board on Feb. 26 when she was hit by a car and suffered a brain injury.

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Author Sees No Daylight in Daylight Saving Time

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_7cd2f0e058.jpgStephanie Frey/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Don't forget to spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. this Sunday. Sure, you’ll lose an hour of sleep but isn’t it all worthwhile, especially if daylight saving time means a saving in energy costs? Don’t you believe it, says Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time. Downing, who has done extensive research on the subject, argues that the government's claim of DST helping to slash energy costs is vastly overrated.

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Woman in China Has Leg Lengthened by Nine Inches

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_e3c2a40bd3.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- After living with a stunted leg for most of her life, a 21-year-old Chinese woman underwent intensive surgery to lengthen her left leg by nine inches. Xu Juan’s left leg was damaged after an infection left her thigh bone eroded by bacteria as a child, according to the Rex Press agency. Lacking proper medical care, her left leg was left 23 centimeters shorter than her right leg. As a result, she had to use crutches to effectively move around.

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Skin Allergies Plague Many Users of Pre-Moistened Wipes

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_f737019b9f.jpgMalgorzata Biernikiewicz/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Taking care of yourself doesn’t pay sometimes. An Ohio dermatologist says that he’s seeing more people with itchy rashes that come from using pre-moistened wipes and other products in their attempt to kill bacteria. While Dr. Matthew Zirwas’ patients might be avoiding colds, they’re also getting exposed to high concentrations of the chemical preservative MI (methylisothiazolinone).

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