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  • TUESDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …


  • MONDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009

    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 …


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