This study will help social scientists understand the effects of stress, emotions, and daily experiences on the health of individuals and families. The purpose of this study is to see how health is reflected in biological markers in your blood. The research team is most interested in immune markers that increase in response to stress and are linked to risk for cardiovascular disease and other chronic illnesses.

NCHAT-BIO Video Overview

This video provides an overview of what is involved in participation in the NCHAT-BIO study.

How to collect your dried blood spot samples

Please see the video below for a step-by-step demonstration of how to collect your dried blood spot samples at home. In addition, written instructions can be found here.

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