Stories tagged: circumcision
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014, 10:57 a.m.
CDC: Circumcision benefits outweigh risks
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012, 1:15 p.m.
NYC, rabbis clash over circumcision ritual
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual. Three rabbis and three Jewish groups …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 7:04 a.m.
Official: Ritual circumcision legal in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — A top state official says infant male circumcision for religious reasons is legal in Berlin, making the capital the first of Germany’s 16 states to specify that …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 4:01 a.m.
Circumcision pluses outweigh risks: Pediatricians
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation’s most influential pediatricians group says the health benefits of circumcision in newborn boys outweigh any risks and insurance companies should pay for it. In its …
Thu., March 26, 2009, midnight
Study finds circumcision cuts men’s risk of 2 STDs
LOS ANGELES – Circumcision not only protects against HIV in heterosexual men, but it also helps prevent two other sexually transmitted infections, a large new study found. Circumcised males reduced …