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    Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys Study Finds
    (HealthDay News) -- Circumcision is typically done in the first days or weeks of life, but about 6 percent of U.S. boys have the procedure later, which increases the risk of complications and increases costs, according to new research. The study analyzed insurance billing data that estimated circ Read Article »
    As US Economy Worsened Vasectomy Rates Rose Study Finds
    (HealthDay News) -- During the recent "Great Recession," worries about the cost of raising children in an uncertain job market may have spurred an uptick in vasectomies, a new study suggests. "Despite an unchanged desire for more children, men in relationships reported planning for smaller famili Read Article »
    Screen Women for Chlamydia Gonorrhea Experts Say
    (HealthDay News) -- All sexually active women should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The task force noted this recommendation includes older women, those Read Article »
    DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
    (HealthDay News) -- A blood test that measures DNA from a prostate cancer tumor could provide doctors with a better assessment of the state of a man's disease, a new study suggests. If used routinely, this blood test could reveal when treatment for advanced prostate cancer stops working and actu Read Article »
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