Circumcision For Boys, Men?: Health Officials Weigh Recommendation To Fight HIV Risk

Sep 24, 2009 | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Public health officials are considering promoting routine circumcision for all baby boys born in the United States to reduce the spread of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS.

Experts are also considering whether the surgery should be offered to adult heterosexual men whose sexual practices put them at high risk of infection.

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