University of California, San Diego students, staff and faculty are doing their part to help prepare families in need for the holidays with the Tritons Rock Hunger food drive Oct. 5–28. The drive is part of a countywide Colleges Rock Hunger contest, hosted by the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Food and dollars raised through the contest will make up the first official donation to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank’s 2012 Holiday Food Drive.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), endometriosis, a gynecological disorder in which cells from the uterus lining grow in other areas of the body, is the number one reason for a hysterectomy in women ages 18-35. A nationwide clinical trial is testing an investigational drug as a potential new option for patients with moderate to severe pain from this disease.