This year, federal health officials lowered the recommended age that women should start breast cancer screenings from 50 to 40 years old. Reporter Kyleigh Panetta explains how this new guideline will help save lives, with the help of a breast cancer survivor.

When we visit our doctors, learning more about breast cancer screenings and taking other steps to improve our health should be top of mind. I spoke with Dr. Aimee Mackey, a physician with Breast Cancer Specialists in San Marcos and South Austin, about this.