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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.

Mental Health Screening, Pediatrics, Postpartum Depression

Something More than the Baby Blues

Why is it important to talk to your doctor about postpartum depression?

Canada, Community Programs, Denmark, Global Oral Health, Sweden, “Toothfriendly”

Oral Health Strategies Around the World

Countries around the world have come up with unique strategies to provide oral health care to vulnerable populations.

Affordable Care Act, Assembly Bill, Behavioral Health, California, Opioid Epidemic, Oral Health, Senate Bill

New California Health Legislation Update

A summary of notable new health legislation going into effect in 2018.

Food insecurity, Public Health, SNAP, WIC, nutrition, social determinants of health

Hunger is a Health Issue

Food insecurity in American households is currently one of the most pressing, yet inconspicuous, public health issues.