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DC Considers Mandatory 24 Hour Wait For tattoos
2013-09-09 08:37:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Washington D.C.’s Department of Health is proposing a new regulation which would require a 24-hour waiting period before getting a tattoo or piercing. The changes would restrict citizens from walking into a tattoo parlor and receiving new ink on the spot, potentially damaging a parlor’s business. The 66-page proposal mainly covers certain health regulations such as ink and needle requirements, but the 24-hour waiting period is...

Body Piercings: NY Teens Must Now Have Parental Consent
2012-08-01 08:54:59

[ Watch the Video: "Body Piercing Regrets" ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Teenagers in New York looking to express themselves with body piercings should look for a different method. A new law surrounding body piercing was recently passed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The New York Daily News recently reported that teens under 18 in New York will need permission from their parents´ to pierce body parts other than their ears. In regards to...

2011-12-29 14:30:00

Biznessmeet.com, announces the expansion of one of it's member companies Déjà Vu & their new sister company, Signatured Soulz. Premier upscale Tattoo & Piercing Studios, with a presence inside Shopping Malls. Winston Salem ,NC (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Announcing the expansion of Déjà vu, tattoo and piercing studio located in Hanes Mall in Winston Salem, NC one of the few upscale tattoo and piercing studios with a presence inside of a shopping mall....

2011-10-23 07:00:00

Clip on earring specialist jewellers, http://www.make-me-beautiful.co.uk, announce Barbara Easton Jewellery as a new supplier. London, UK (PRWEB) October 23, 2011 Make Me Beautiful, the site that specialises in clip on earrings and other forms of non-pierced jewellery, announces a new supplier partnership with Barbara Easton Jewellery. Speaking on the selection of Barbara Easton Jewellery as a new collection, Misae Richwoods, founder of Make Me Beautiful, issued the following statement: "At...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

Following media coverage of the danger of heavy earrings tearing women's ear lobes, clip on earring specialists, Make Me Beautiful, remind earring wearers how to make a statement rather than a rip. London, UK (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Following recent coverage in The Daily Mail and Philadelphia Weekly of heavy earrings causing the earlobe of the wearer to irreparably split, clip on earring specialists, Make Me Beautiful issued guidance to remind earring wearers of the dangers of wearing...

2010-08-03 08:54:12

Could cost thousands of dollars in orthodontic repairs Mark this one down as a parental nightmare. First, your child gets her tongue pierced. Then, as if you needed something else, she starts "playing" with the tiny barbell-shaped stud, pushing it against her upper front teeth. And before you know it, she forces a gap between those teeth -- a fraction-of-an-inch gap that may cost thousands of dollars in orthodontic bills to straighten. How and why this happens has been documented in a case...

2009-07-09 09:48:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Like clothing and hairstyles, oral piercings give teens and adults a way to express themselves. While trendy, this fashion statement poses a number of potential oral and overall health care risks. It's also important to note that oral piercings most commonly involve the tongue, and also the lips, cheeks, uvula or a combination of sites. Oral piercings have been implicated in a number of adverse oral and systemic conditions. (Photo:...

2009-05-11 15:56:42

A Texas body modification enthusiast said he broke a Guinness World Record by receiving 1,197 piercings in a single day. Jeremy Stroud said Arlington body modification artist Tyson Turk spent about five hours May 2 inserting 800 needles into his back, 300 in his right arm, 50 in his leg and about 20 in his left arm, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported Monday. He said the needles were removed at the end of the day but they left scars all over his body. They're so close together that...

2009-03-30 13:32:10

Parents are pushing an Italian primary school to fire a teacher after she discussed genital piercing with 11-year-olds during a sex education lecture. Vincenzo Guarino, headmaster of the school in the northern Italian city of Novara, said the teacher displayed serious naivety when she failed to realize that certain subjects and language can be used in a class of 15-year-olds but not 11-year-olds, ANSA, the Italian news service, reported Monday. It's true that she was only answering questions...

2008-09-25 15:00:55

By JUDY SIEGEL A 19-year-old combat soldier who died at Haifa's Rambam Medical Center on Monday as a result of complications of a tongue piercing he had done in July was a rare case, but oral piercings commonly cause infections, according to experts in the Israel Defense Forces and Tel Aviv University's School of Dental Medicine. The Jerusalem Post reported 10 days ago about an Israeli study of such complications published in the American Dental Journal that noted Israeli teenagers...

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