MARCH 03, 2015 4:04 PM ET
Imagine that the next time you go in for a physical, you’re told there’s a new tool that can estimate your risk for many of the major health problems that affect Americans: heart disease, diabetes, depression, addiction, just to name a few.
It’s not a crystal ball, but might hint at your vulnerability to disease and mental illness — long before you start smoking or drinking, gain a lot of weight, develop high blood pressure or actually get sick.
And all you have to do is answer 10 yes-or-no questions about your childhood:
My score was 9