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Consumer Mammogram recommendations are confusing Mammogram recommendations are confusing
It's seems like a simple question: When should a woman start having mammograms?But it's not.

Some medical experts reccomend screening mammograms every year starting at age 40. Others say every two years starting at age 50.

No wonder so many women are confused.
Consumer The 411 on smoke alarms The 411 on smoke alarms
When you're asleep and the fire alarm goes off, you need to get up and out right away.

Tests done by UL show that a small fire can get out of control in just three or four minutes.
Consumer How to spot kidney problems in senior cats How to spot kidney problems in senior cats
Our pets are a lot like us – as they get older, they need more medical attention.

Senior cats often develop kidney problems, so it’s a good idea to know the warning signs.

"Cats have amazingly efficient kidneys,” said Dr. Gary Marshall at Island Cats on Mercer Island.