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American Academy Of Pediatrics Releases New Circumcision Policy

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March 2, 1999
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
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After analysis of almost 40 years of medical research on circumcision, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new recommendations stating that the benefits are not significant enough for the AAP to recommend circumcision as a routine procedure.

CHAPEL HILL - After analysis of almost 40 years of medical research on circumcision, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued new recommendations today (March 1) stating that the benefits are not significant enough for the AAP to recommend circumcision as a routine procedure. The new policy statement is being published in this month's issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the AAP.


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