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Circumcision Linked To Autism In Controversial New Study

Circumcision Linked To Autism In Controversial New Study

Source: Huffington Post

A controversial new study from Denmark shows a link between circumcision and autism, but other experts pooh-poohed that hypothesis. "One has to be very careful drawing any conclusions from studies like this,"Dr. Douglas S. Diekema, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington in Seattle and one of the authors of an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement that is broadly supportive of circumcision, told The Huffington Post in an email. "They raise questions for further study, but do not provide answers... Correlation does not imply or prove causation."

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