Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 1, 2014

Filed under Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Sparked by the rising feminist movement and backed by the dedication of volunteers, Necessities/Necesidades first opened its doors in 1977 to spread awareness of domestic violence and lend a helping hand to those who needed it Over...

Northwestern District Attorney’s office hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Brendan Deady

September 29, 2014

Filed under Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Deputy Tom Cote of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Department stood in front of Amherst’s Wildwood Elementary School on Saturday morning with a zip lock bag full of drugs. He wore a smile as he placed the collection of rainbow...

UMass’ School of Public Health and Health Sciences receives two-year grant from The National Cancer Institute

By Marleigh Felsenstein

September 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

Breast cancer is one of the most studied cancers, and the University of Massachusetts now has a hand in some research. The UMass School of Public Health and Health Sciences has received a two-year, $177,373 grant from the National...

Protect Our Breasts holds Earth Day Yogathon

By Julia McLaughlin

April 22, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News, Scrolling Headlines

Protect Our Breasts will be holding its first annual Earth Day Yogathon, an outdoors event on the Fine Arts Terrace, to promote awareness of environmental toxins and their contribution to breast cancer on Tuesday from 8 a.m. until...