WOMEN
12/26/2013 09:40 am ET

Gynecology's Gender Question

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Should gynecologists be allowed to treat men? A medical specialty board stirred up a hornet’s nest in September when it said no and warned gynecologists that if they accepted male patients, they could lose their certification — something doctors need in order to work.

Protests erupted from patients and doctors who said the policy, set by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, interfered with medical care and research.

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