Tattoos in health class

Tattoos in Health Class Curriculum

Tattoos in Health Class Curriculum With the high number of tattoos in middle and high schools, there is a definite need to add permanent body art education (tattoos and piercings) to every school’s curriculum.  By spending two or more classes reviewing the social and health implications of tattoos and piercings, schools would better prepare their students for later success.…

Tattoos and Hepatitis C

Tattoos and Hepatitis C A recent study published in the medical journal Hepatology, confirms the definite link between tattoos and hepatitis C. This study authored by researchers (Kerrilynn Carney and colleagues) at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York studied almost 2000 patients, and for the first time controlled for IV drug use, blood transfusions, and…