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Did You Know?: What health risks are associated with tattoos?

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Air date: September 23, 2012

Host: Jeremy Shere, PhD

Did You know? Healthcare Policy & Public Health Men's & Women's Health Safety
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Contaminated tattoo inks have been linked to serious diseases. A bacteria known as NTM, that has been found in contaminated ink, causes lung disease, joint infections, and eye problems.

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