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Are women responsible for unnecessary, non-religious circumcision of male infants in America? by Corin Jones Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 12:00am 2 Comments I found this article (via HealthMad) by way of Jim over at No Circumcision, and sadly I agree with it... Are women responsible for unnecessary, non-religious circumcision of male infants in America? I didn’t know how the majority of women in America (mothers, wifes, girlfriends) view the foreskin and male circumcision until I happened to c ... Read on »
Male Circumcision and HIV/AIDS by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm “When is it appropriate for public health practice to be on the side of an intervention that causes bodily injury?” (Franco) I'm Erika Larson. That is the question McGill’s Professor of Epidemiology, Eduardo Franco, asked when addressing circumcision as a possible method of reducing HIV prevalence. Circumcision has historically caused ... Read on »
Foreskin Conclusions: The Pros, Cons and Inflated Claims of Male Circumcision by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 12 Jul 2011 2:32pm Intactivist Mom: Photo from the New York Times Now that Weinergate has died down, let's turn to another pressing drama involving  male anatomy recently arousing considerable ado. Circumcision. Come November San Francisco voters will decide whether the age-old practice of snipping foreskins should be banned.  For a good revi ... Read on »
Study: Male circumcision helps p ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 Mar 2009 3:42pm Study: Male circumcision helps prevent 2 STDs By ALICIA CHANG LOS ANGELES,26 mar 2009 – 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 their risk of infection with HPV, or human papillomavirus, by 35 perce ... Read on »
Will San Francisco Ban Circumcision via the Male Genital Mutilation (MGM) Bill? by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin Photo:   Some rights reserved by  Franco Folini Will San Francisco outlaw circumcision? According to the San Francisco Male Genital Mutilation (MGM) bill , 90% of baby borns ... Read on »
Male Circumcision: Not So Simple, After All by Hope H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 8:57pm The BBC reported on Friday that elders of Kenya's Luo ethnic group have refused to endorse a government plan to promote male circumcision to prevent HIV, saying that the practice is "against the community's culture." The Luo, who comprise 2.5 million of Kenya's 32 million people, do not traditionally practice circumcision. The elders, while ack ... Read on »
New Data Support Long-Term Health Benefits of Male Circumcision by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Fran Lowry Review data January 4, 2010 — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy on newborn male circumcision, initiated in 1999 and reaffirmed in 2005, states that data are insufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision. However, recent results from 3 randomized trials showing that it prevents se ... Read on »
Male #circumcision may cut HPV-linked penile precancerous lesions #prolife #i2 #prochoice #parents #health by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Jul 2011 4:56pm To all the prochoice,abortion activists out there who oppose male circumcision you might want to stop trying to tell people not to circumcise their sons, especially because you are ok with killing and dismembering living human beings in the womb before birth. Regardless whether you believe they feel pain or not, they are still ... Read on »
Celebrating a Decade of Progress Fighting Global HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 02 Dec 2013 10:47am By Deborah Birx , MD, Director, Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Deborah Birx, MD Director, Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, CDC This World AIDS Day, CDC and the  U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief  (PEPFAR) commemorate a decade ... Read on »
To Circumcise or Not To Circumcise? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 11:32am 2 Comments Once a proverbial given in this and a number of other countries, circumcision has become a hot button issue, intensely debated in both family and medical circles. For decades it was standard procedure for hospital births, but the numbers are quickly declining. Today, 56% of newborn boys are circumcised, although the rate varies considerably by ... Read on »