Thursday, December 14, 2006

Foreskin: hot or not?   posted by p-ter @ 12/14/2006 05:28:00 PM

John Hawks casts a skeptical eye on the "circumcision reduces HIV transmission" story. Think how embarrassing it would be if, under pressure from Western governments, African nations start chopping off foreskins willy-nilly only later to find, well, hm, maybe it's not that effective after all. The outrage that would result from that is in itself reason enough to be careful about rushing into things.