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Health Risks of Tattoo Ink

It’s estimated that one in four American adults has at least one tattoo. If you've ever gotten a tattoo, or thought about it, chances are that you weighed the artistic and social aspects of it far more than the health aspects. In fact, you may not even be aware that there are health aspects associated with getting a tattoo – other than the inherent risks of infection, allergic reaction or disease transmission if equipment is not properly sterilized. Research is increasingly showing, however, that there are likely health risks involved.  Read more.....



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