Benefits of Circumcision Outweigh Risks, US Pediatrics Sroup Says

CHICAGO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines saying the health benefits of infant circumcision outweigh the risks of the surgery, but the...

Orthodox and Anorexic

By the time Chaya Faigie Jundef was accepted into an eating-disorder treatment program in 2007, she weighed 52 pounds. Too weak to walk, she was carried in. Her hair...

Take This Germany: Declining Rates of Circumcision in US Could Lead to $4.4 billion...

Declining rates in infant circumcision in the U.S. could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health costs for sexually transmitted infections, a new study suggests. The decreasing rates are...

Health Department: Trans Fat Ban Made Fast Food A Bit Healthier In NYC

Turns out it’s possible to make a fast-food lunch a bit healthier even without skipping the fries. New York City now has hard evidence that its ban on trans...
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