Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A simple urine test apparently can reveal how old your body really is — showing its biological, not chronological age. That information can then help determine your risk for age-related diseases and even death, a new study suggests. The test checks for a substance — called a marker…

15 Percent of Teens Say They've Sexted

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — About 15 percent of teenagers say they’ve shared a sexually explicit image or video of themselves over the internet or via phone messaging, researchers say. And nearly twice as many — about 27 percent — said they’ve received a “sext,” either from the original sender or from someone…

Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you think that “vaping” is a safe alternative to smoking, new research suggests you might be inadvertently inhaling unsafe levels of toxic metals. Scientists say the tiny metal coils that heat the liquid nitrogen in e-cigarettes may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.…