Circumcision Consequences

NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports on some surprising new findings in a survey of male sexual behavior and overall health after circumcision. Researchers from University of Chicago found that, among circumcised men, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases was not necessarily lower than men whose foreskin was retained. The researchers also found that UNcircumcised men engage in what they call "a more elaborate set of sexual practices."



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