DOs and DON’Ts: Healthy Eating Out


For some of us, eating out is a luxury that we indulge in only occasionally. For others, it’s a way of life born of busy days and conflicting family schedules. Wherever you fall on that continuum,

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Indoor Tanning is Dangerous: True or False?

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In a few months, prom season will be upon us. Unfortunately, along with it comes a heightened interest on the part of young girls to have “color” for the big event. And by “color” they mean tanned skin. Some of …

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Spotlight On: One Medical Group


I started BFFL Co in 2011 with a view toward improving the patient experience by offering information, support, and a wide range of products that helps patients recover from surgery and other medical treatments in comfort and with dignity. Over …

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Breast Cancer Concern for the African-American Female Population

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BFFL Co is featured in the Huffington Post! Read our blog concerning the troubling statistics regarding breast cancer in this demographic. (Read)

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Lymphedema: What Is It?

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If you are facing surgery for breast cancer or another condition such as melanoma of the arm or leg, you might be at risk for a condition called lymphedema. When swelling, or edema, involves the body’s lymphatic system, fluid gets …

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DO’s and DON’Ts: Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping


As grocery stores have become bigger—offering everything from breakfast cereal to printer cartridges– they have also become a bit overwhelming. When shopping for food, simpler is better. And simpler is usually healthier as well. Here are some tips for healthy …

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Is Abnormal Breast Tissue Something To Worry About?

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If you’ve ever had a breast tissue biopsy and have been told by your doctor that you have “abnormal breast tissue” or you hear the term “atypical hyperplasia”, you might want to consider having another discussion. Atypical hyperplasia (AH) refers …

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Good News for Coffee Lovers

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Drinking more than four cups of coffee a day may do more than just make you jittery. It may actually do you good. Research data has shown that high levels of caffeinated coffee consumption is associated with a decreased risk …

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Is a Vaccine Against Breast Cancer Remotely Possible?

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Maybe. Recent studies have shown that a new breast cancer vaccine is safe to administer to people. The studied vaccine essentially causes an increase in the body’s immune cells that attack mammaglobin-A (a breast cancer-related toxin also known as MAM-A). …

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The Cold, Not-So-Hard Truth about Exercising With Breast Implants

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As we soldier through winter days and frigid temperatures, those of us with breast implants know only too well that keeping toasty is no small task. And, if you participate in sports or exercise throughout the season, the challenge can …

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Can You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?


If you’re the kind of person who makes New Year’s resolutions every December 31st, then there’s one you should add to the list: keeping them. Once the holiday parties are over and the year comes to a close, many view …

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Distracted Driving is Dangerous

Teen Texting While Driving

The other day, I saw a woman driving her car holding a cigarette with one hand and a cell phone to her ear with the other. All while a dog was sitting on her lap. To many, this may sound …

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