Healthy Habits: Can Science Predict How Quickly You Are Aging?

The health science community is abuzz with a thing called telelomeres (tea-low-mere-z) that are in every cell in your body and are an indication of the aging process. The discovery of telomeres won the Nobel Prize in 2009 and now they can be tested. Do you want to know if you your cells tell an older or younger story than your years? Do you want to protect them to slow the aging process and/or forestall any age related illness as long as possible? Um, yes.