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August 27, 2012 10:32 am

Nation’s Leading Pediatric Group Gives Circumcision Benefits a Thumbs Up

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NY Daily News – 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 statement on circumcision, a procedure that has been declining nationwide, the American Academy of Pediatrics moves closer to an endorsement but says the decision should be up to parents.

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