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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.


CBD, cannabidiol, marijuana, hemp, state, federal, safety, quality, health

The Next Wellness Craze in America?

<p>Cannabidiol is ubiquitous but we don’t know much about it. Read on to find out more.</p>
Baby in danger playing with a bottle of medicines

Smoking, Thirdhand Smoke, Chemicals, nicotine, Tobacco

Thirdhand Smoke

<p>Have you ever heard of thirdhand smoke? Read this blog to learn more!</p>
medical staff happy and standing together by hospital

Nurses, Healthcare Workforce, Violence

Violence in the Healthcare Workplace

<p>Healthcare workers face a great deal of violence in the workplace. What can be done?</p>
Flag and passport

public charge, public assistance, Medicaid, CHIP, Medi-Cal, SNAP, CalFresh, housing, federal benefits, green card, visa, entry into US, health

Public Charge and Public Health

<p>Will immigrants soon have to choose between their health and their status in the US?</p>