By Christine Hsu | Jan 17, 2013 02:23 PM EST
The family of an elderly patient who died in Germany after surgeons left 16 different items in his body during a routine operation is now suing hospital for over $120,000.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 29, 2012 12:46 PM EST
With the rising price of long-term care costs, a growing number of sick, elderly Germans are being "deported" to cheaper care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia.
By Alexandra Hudson | Oct 10, 2012 10:27 AM EDT
Germany's cabinet approved a draft law protecting the right to circumcise infant boys, which it says will end months of legal uncertainty after a local court banned the practice.
By Alexandra Hudson | Oct 02, 2012 09:09 AM EDT
The Cologne court ruling in June outraged Germany's Muslims and Jews, and triggered an anguished national debate, by stating that ritual circumcision of under-aged boys amounted to "bodily harm" and parents should wait for their son to make his own decision.
By Makini Brice | Aug 27, 2012 10:32 AM EDT
The AAP analyzed 1,000 studies on the practice and concluded that the benefits of circumcisions are greater than the risks.
By Christine Hsu | Jun 26, 2012 03:49 PM EDT
Circumcising young boys on religious grounds causes bodily harm, a German court ruled on Tuesday saying that a parent's jurisdiction over the child does not extend to the practice of circumcision.