The hazards of tattoos

A story on NPR this morning talked about the potential hazards of the inks used in tattoos, especially with certain popular effects, such as glow-in-the-dark tattoos.  Although the FDA has the authority to regulate tattoo ink, it didn’t until recently. Federal health officials are concerned that not all inks are safe and that some tattoo salons are mixing their inks with other, unsafe products.

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