In this Your Health segment, Dr. Emerson Wickwire explains some of the health effects of changing from standard time to daylight saving time, and why some sleep experts favor a fixed, year-round standard time. Dr. Wickwire is a sleep specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) partners with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists every other week who share their medical expertise with viewers.

The "Your Health" segment appears on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live on Monday nights at 7 pm.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

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