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The Health Policy Connection features the expertise of our colleagues both internal and external to Loma Linda University Health, sharing their views on various health policy-related topics relevant to the current times.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in the following articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Loma Linda University Health or the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

988, National Suicide Hotline, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Suicide Prevention

The New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988

The new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is here to help address the suicide crisis in the United States.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Food insecurity, Keep Kids Fed Act, hunger

The Problem of Food Insecurity in the United States

Millions of Americans suffer from food insecurity. Read on to find out more about this important issue.

Breast Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer Screening, Mammogram Loophole, SB 974

Closing a Loophole in Breast Cancer Screening

While mammograms save lives, there is a loophole in existing law that could make mammograms less effective.

Mass shootings, assault weapons ban, gun violence, public safety

A Mass Shooting Pandemic

Recent mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo make an urgent plea for policy changes to make our country safer.