Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) is back in intensive care after progressing from last month's shooting on a baseball field. Why do traumas, like gunshot wounds, require such comprehensive interventions? And why do thery carry infection risks?
Childbirth is an unpredictable, sometimes traumatic event – in even the best of situations. Fortunately, most babies do quite well. Now, imagine having a condition where the act itself causes innumerable bones to break, making it life-threatening. 
With criminal charges made public in the untimely death of a Penn State student, it's clear health misperceptions exist on college campuses. Here, we clarify some of those – while urging all universities to reassess and improve their initiatives.