Tattoos: Risks and Precautions – Before you get a tattoo, be aware of the potential risks including allergic reactions to the various dyes, thickened scars called granulomata, and the possibility of infection. Stick to a licensed artist and visit the shop to see the procedure before you commit to getting ink yourself. Learn more about steps you can take to keep your body art safe.
Meet Our Guest: Bruce A Brod, M.D., MHCI, FAAD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Associate Dean of CME and IP
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Contact Dermatitis Clinic
Your Real Champion®
“Step Up with Tony Melendez”
Your Real Champion – “Step Up with Tony Melendez”
Tony Melendez is a singer and songwriter who plays the guitar. Unlike other musicians, Tony was born without arms and with a club foot. His family had the wisdom to treat him as if he were normal, so he adapted and learned to use his feet to do everything. By the age of 16, he taught himself how to play the guitar… with his feet. When Pope John Paul II came to America in 1987, the youth of Los Angeles chose Tony to represent them and share his gift of music. At that moment he realized that his life mission is to continue to spread his message of hope and inspiration.
Each week, we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community.
Disclaimer: The information provided on the Your Radio Doctor® show, social media, and website is intended for your general knowledge only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. Always seek the advice of your physician or health care provider with questions about a specific medical condition and before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem without consulting your qualified healthcare provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately. Your Radio Doctor® does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the show, social media, or website.