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Point #70: The APP wants to thank North Bay Bioscience

The APP wants to thank North Bay Bioscience, LLC (NBBS) and Autoclave Testing Services, Inc. (ATS) for working with us to find an efficient streamlined process for the reporting of spore tests results for the APP Members who test with […]

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Point #70: Announcement of Body Piercing Archive

ANNOUNCING THE APP BODY PIERCING ARCHIVE

Paul King Committee Chairperson and APP Treasurer Anyone who has sat in on one of my classes knows my passion for recovering and preserving our

Illustrations by Jennifer Klepacki from The Piercing Bible: The Definitive 

Guide to Safe Body Piercing by Elayne Angel www.piercingbible.com

Point #70: WHEN IS PIERCING MUTILATION? UK CONCERN COMPLICATES A GLOBAL ISSUE

By Paul King APP Treasurer

Considering Female Genital Piercing as “Female Genital Mutilation” in the United Kingdom

The Current UK Situation

Raelyn (right) and her partner, Babs

Point #69: In Memorium – Raelyn Gallina

By James Weber On September 6, 2014, the body modification industry lost one of its pioneers. After a long battle with cancer, Raelyn Gallina passed away. In

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Point #67: Is Triclosan Safe?

By Kimberly Zapata Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in various consumer products, from hand soap to shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and clothing and kitchenware. As piercers,

Outreach committee chair Ash Mishako.

Point #66: Outreach Update 2013 – 2014

By Julie Taylor

Each year, the APP Outreach committee takes on a wide range of activities, and from educating healthcare professionals to junior

Young woman with successful cheek piercings. Image licensed under Creative Commons attribution.

Point #66: The Dangers of What We Do

By now, many—if not all—of you have heard about the Birmingham, UK woman who reportedly lost four pints of blood and almost passed away after a botched

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Point #65: The Latin-American Body Piercing Association (LBP)

By the Latin American Body Piercing Association

Editor’s note: The history and growth of the APP’s outreach work in Mexico has been included in The

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Point #65: International Suspension Alliance (ISA)

By Paul King APP Treasurer

In the summer of 2012 Allen Falkner contacted me, requesting help from the APP for a member of the suspension

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Point #63: Arkansas Legislation

By Misty Forsberg

When it comes to discussing what has taken place with the legislative changes in Arkansas, I still feel a little uneasy

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