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    • Hdave
    • 11.06.11 | 22:16 (IDT)

    Circumcision is not recommended by any national medical association in the world. Fifteen national and international medical associations have extensively studied infant circumcision and its effects and found no significant evidence to support this practice. In March 1999, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) concluded that infant circumcision is not recommended as a routine procedure. The circumcision policy statements of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Academy of Family Physicians have concurred with this position. The AMA calls infant circumcision “non-therapeutic.”

    from the article: Actor Russell Crowe apologizes for anti-circumcision Twitter rant
    First published 10:56 11.06.11 | Last updated 10:56 11.06.11
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