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Record number of Sexually Transmitted Infections diagnosed in 2017

Record number of Sexually Transmitted Infections diagnosed in 2017. Not a great statistic, I know.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2017 data showing that nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were diagnosed in … Continue reading

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To circumcise or not?

Did you know that US circumcision rates have decreased from 79% to 55% in the past 20 years?  This has resulted in an estimated $2 Billion (Yes, billion with a “B”) in additional healthcare expenditures. The benefits of circumcision are … Continue reading

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