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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.

Advance Care Planning, Advance Care Directives, Serious Illness, Medicare

The Most Important Conversation We Never Have

<p>Talking about death and why advance care planning isn’t pulling the plug on grandma.</p>

healthy choices, sugary beverages, SB 300, obesity, chronic illness

Pop Policy: Making Healthy Beverage Choices Easier

<p>Americans are now buying less sweetened beverages, the largest source of added sugars in the American diet.</p>

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

Hunger is a Health Issue