After a night out, Efrain Sarmiento fell asleep on the couch in his one-bedroom apartment. In the middle of the night, he woke up to the smell of smoke. He didn’t hear any fire alarms go off.
Community & Public Health
The recent deployment of the National Guard and California Highway Patrol onto San Francisco’s streets to crack down on drugs comes amid intense public pressure to address open air drug use and sales.
While my colleague and I were reporting on conditions in the L.A. County jail system, I read a report from a court-appointed monitor, which gave me pause.
AEDs. Cold tubs. Emergency action plans. Here’s what to ask to get a better picture of the level of preparedness for your child’s school.
The 4 H's refer to head (trauma), heart (sudden cardiac arrest), hemoglobin (blood) and heat.
The Courier Journal looks at the different steps needed to reach a positive outcome when the worst happens in high school sports.
An in-depth look at sudden death in youth sports and the struggle to assure every athlete has a fighting chance when the worst happens.
Kentucky is one of 37 states requiring schools to have plans for what to do in a sports-related emergency. But are schools following through?
State and local government agencies give away millions of dollars in incentive funding to companies and individuals each year, often with little transparency or public scrutiny.
As part of its "Safer Sidelines" project, The Courier Journal created a database of every sudden death of an athlete in the U.S.