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SJV Policy Briefs

October 31, 2018

By 2050, one in five American citizens will be over the age of 65. Annually, one in three older adults suffers a fall, and a third of those fallers require medical attention. More than 50% of all...

October 31, 2018

Malnutrition among older adults in the San Joaquin Valley is a serious problem, but one that may be hidden. Malnutrition has been linked with several negative health conditions including increased...

August 16, 2018

BACKGROUND Taxes on unhealthy products are often implemented as “sin taxes.” Historically, the primary objective has been to increase revenue. In recent years, “health taxes...