Body modifications such as piercing, tattoos, and indoor tanning have become very popular in recent years, especially among teenagers and young adults. However these body altering practices are associated with real health risks. During this program, you will be introduced to different types of body modifications and the health risks associated with them. Interviews with local health departments and people who perform these body modifications will provide insight into the different health risks and the steps that can be taken to minimize them. Originally shown December 19, 2008
PUBLIC HEALTH LIVE - T2B2 a monthly satellite broadcast series designed to provide continuing education opportunities on public health issues. Broadcasts are free and available to all who are interested in furthering their knowledge of public health. The broadcast is held from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month.