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 ...

Jun 24, 2011
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Philippine city holds mass circumcision for youths

(AP) -- Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned out Saturday for a daylong "circumcision party" to provide a safe, free procedure for a rite of passage that most local males undergo as preteens.

May 07, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 30, 2010
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Neonatal and infant circumcision: Safe in the right hands

How safe is circumcision? A systematic review, published in the open access journal BMC Urology has found that neonatal and infant circumcision by trained staff rarely results in problems. Risks can be higher among older ...

Feb 15, 2010
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