SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- To snooze or not to snooze? Sleep experts are asking Apple to get rid of the snooze button on the iPhone Clock app.
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They say it's bad for your mental health because it causes the body to release a stress hormone. They say it also disrupts crucial, late-stage REM sleep in favor of low-quality sleep.
It's unclear why Apple has been targeted specifically, because alarms are available on all smartphones.
Sleep experts asking Apple to dump snooze button on iPhone Clock app