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Maternal attachment representations were assessed using the George, Kaplan, and Main (1985) Adult Attachment Interview (AAI), and emotional availability during observed mother-child interactions was assessed using the third edition of the Emotional Availability (EA) Scales (Biringen, Robinson, & Emde, 1998). This edition of EA included four parental scales(More)
INTRODUCTION In this study, we 1) compared the quality of school wellness policies among schools participating in Moms for a Healthy Balance (BALANCE), a school- and home-based weight loss study conducted with postpartum adolescents in 27 states; and 2) assessed the relationship between policy quality with energy-balance behaviors and body mass index z(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to develop the Missouri Obesity, Nutrition, and Activity Policy Database, a geographically representative baseline of Missouri's existing obesity-related local policies on healthy eating and physical activity. The database is organized to reflect 7 local environments (government, community, health care, worksite,(More)
Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated in several large epidemiologic studies with a lower risk of epithelial cancers including breast though no randomized, placebo controlled phase III studies have been conducted to date. NSAID use was associated with a significantly lower risk of breast cancer among participants in a(More)
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