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"Cultural perceptions should never drive our parenting decisions."
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"There's a few topics in pediatrics that whenever you talk with parents, it's never a mild conversation. People seem to have very, very strong feelings."
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A great medical stride has been made: a fully functional penis has been successfully transplanted onto an 21-year-old man. The man lost his penis three years ago after complications arising from a cir...
I was sitting on a bench inside the military court that day, accompanied by a military intelligence agent, waiting for my military judge to arrive in the courtroom. It was a spring day, in April 2011, just few months after the revolution started. It was the fifth time I was detained in Egypt because of my activism. It isn't that I can understand the situations of people facing injustice from afar, I can feel their pain, because it's my pain as well.
An Israeli woman has been ordered by a religious court to have her baby son circumcised or else pay a fine of $149 Cdn for every day he stays uncircumcised. The order from an Israeli rabbinical court...
CHICAGO - The nation's most influential pediatricians group says the health benefits of circumcision in newborn boys outweigh any risks and insurance companies should pay for it.In its latest policy s...
In a march taking place in Vancouver this weekend, people who believe forced circumcision on both male and female newborns is wrong -- known as 'intactivists' -- will be making their points loud and c...
A regional court in Cologne, Germany has effectively banned the circumcision of young boys, subject only to medical exception. Such a position has been proposed by various individuals and groups throughout the Western world, and can be refuted along several lines. Male circumcision does not belong in genital mutilation category so long as both parents consent to the procedure and, most importantly, it is performed competently.