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Fewer Baby Boys Are Being Circumcised
A recent CDC report found that in the past decade, there had been a 10 percent decrease in baby boys being circumcised. Lead researcher Maria Owings attributes this decline to doctors not strongly pushing the surgery for newborns and more parents may believe that circumcision is not necessary, writes Web MD. Circumcision is believed to help reduce a man’s chance of contracting HIV.