Keep Your Breasts Healthy: 4 Healthy Tips for Every Year


Dont be a yo-yo dieter
Every time you gain then lose weight, you get stretch marks around your breasts that are hard to get rid of, says Shirley Archer, a health-and-fitness educator at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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