University of Massachusetts Amherst

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data shows Lyme threat in West largely due to Eastern ticks

According to figures compiled by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology (LMZ), a national tick-testing service at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, tick submissions from California increased by just under 250 percent from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why do women military vets avoid using VA benefits?

Many women military veterans turn to the Veterans Administration (VA) for health care and social services only as a "last resort" or "safety net," typically for an emergency or catastrophic health event, or when private health ...

Pediatrics

Preschoolers who watch TV sleep less: study

Preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who don't, according to new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst neuroscientist Rebecca Spencer and developmental science graduate student Abigail Helm.

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