Crane Center for Early Childhood (CCEC)
Hair Sampling for Stress Measurement in KICS
This presentation shows the feasibility and methods of sampling hair for cortisol concentration in high-risk mother-toddler dyads. We approached 142 low-income mothers of the Kids in Columbus Study for consent to cut approximately 150 hairs from the posterior vertex of the scalp from themselves and their toddler; 94 dyads participated.
PANEL: Varied Effects and Implications of Food Insecurity Across Different Life Stages and Settings
Food insecurity (FI) is harmful at every life stage with detrimental effects on all aspects of health and well-being. We present on the effects of FI among children, youth and older adults in various settings. Discussions will encompass health, financial well-being and efforts at empowerment and transformative policies as related to food insecurity.