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To Pierce or Not to Pierce: Understanding Body Piercings

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Dr. Melanie Swift, Director of the Occupational Health Clinic at Vanderbilt interviews Dr. Michael Smith, Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Smith is a dermatologist with special expertise in body art in adolescents and explains the potential health risks of body piercings and provides expert advice on how to avoid medical complications.

Visit the Association of Professional Piercers

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2013 in Occupational Health Clinic, Wellcasts and tagged


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