News tagged with circumcision

States stop circumcisions funds amid budget crisis

(AP) -- A nationwide debate about circumcisions for newborn boys, combined with cash-strapped public health budgets, has Colorado taking sides with 17 other states that no longer fund Medicaid coverage of the once widely ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Health
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SAfrica sees rise in post-circumcision deaths

(AP) -- South African health officials said Tuesday they are alarmed by the rise in deaths among men who have had botched traditional circumcisions, after 39 young men died in the last month after undergoing the rite of ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Health
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