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  • European doctors: U.S. colleagues support circumcision out of bias

    March 19, 2013 | 7:53 am

    Thirty-eight physicians from Europe wrote a paper alleging that “cultural bias” was behind the pro-circumcision stance of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    The commentary, published Monday on the website of the U.S.-based Pediatrics journal, disputes a report by the academy...

  • Making the Cut

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Circumcision was Page One news in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday after a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics did all but call the ritual cutting medically meaningless. You didn't have to be a man to feel the cut.

    "Circumcision is not essential to a child's well-being at...