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Circumcision Health

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Say New CDC Guidelines

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence suppor...

If Your Son Is Not Circumcised... Beware the Well-Baby Check

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Pediatricians forcibly retract foreskins for intact (uncircumcised) boys during well-baby checks throughout the U.S. every day because the health care provider doesn't know any better.

Anti-Circumcision Activists Confront Pediatricians

Religion News Service | John Pope | Posted 10.23.2012 | Religion

NEW ORLEANS (RNS) Pediatricians gathered here for the American Academy of Pediatrics convention were greeted by protesters urging the medical group to...

First, Do No Harm

Georganne Chapin | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Georganne Chapin

Intactivists plan to be in New Orleans this October when the AAP presents its Task Force report. We will be asking pediatricians to respect their first ethical obligation to their patients, which is to do no harm.

Catherine Pearson

Study: Drop In Circumcisions Could Cost Billions | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents

Much of the debate over routine infant circumcision has centered on the ethics of the procedure, in which a male's foreskin is removed. But a new ...

Circumcision Could Lower HPV Risk (VIDEO)

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Male circumcisions can decrease women's risk of developing the human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in The Lancet. Women wh...