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2012-10-09 15:22:53

Says one of fastest growing segments of state economy poses serious health risks HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auditor General Jack Wagner today called on the General Assembly and the state the Department of Health to step up the state's role in regulating the tattoo parlor industry in Pennsylvania because of potential health risks to the general public, including Hepatitis C. Wagner said that requiring Pennsylvania's more than 750 known tattoo parlors and...

Beware Of Contaminated Tattoo Ink
2012-08-24 06:04:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Body art can mean different things to different people. Some want to make lasting tributes to their families and friends. Others hope to show their devotion to pop culture, religion, or an issue they are passionate about. For whatever reason people pursue body art and there are a few things that consumers should be aware of. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 21 percent of adults in the United...