Tattoos and the Law: Licenses, Age Limits, Safety

So your teenager wants to get a tattoo. As a parent you probably have a strong opinion about whether your teen or young adult child should be indulging in permanent body art. Before you have the big talk however, it’s best to arm yourself with the facts. Talking to your child about tattoos, piercings and other forms of body modification will be much more productive if you know the fundamentals of tattoo law. It will also help if you’re familiar with some of … [Read more...]

The Costs of Alternative Medical Treatments

More and more people are using alternative medical treatments these days. Some try alternative medical treatments for the novelty of the idea while others seek them in their frustration with conventional medicine. Many people are learning of the numerous benefits of alternative medicine and are satisfied with the results. You can use alternative medical treatments either as a complement to your present conventional medical care or as a real "alternative" or … [Read more...]

So You Want a Tattoo

In the thousands of years that people have been decorating themselves with inked lines, tattoos have run the social gamut from being acceptable and necessary, to despised and back to acceptable again. The discovery of the 5200 year old Iceman who is adorned with tattoos proves that the practice has been around much longer than was originally suspected. A number of female Egyptian mummies were found to have tattoos on various parts of their bodies, but the Iceman … [Read more...]