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Surgeons Left 16 Different Items in German Patient's Body During Routine Procedure

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:23

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.

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Germany Accused of "Inhumane Deportation" of Its Sick and Elderly to Save Money

By | Sat, 12/29/2012 - 12:46

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.

German Cabinet Approves Bill Allowing Circumcision of Boys

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:27

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.

Clothes traditionally worn by Muslim boys before their circumcisions

Germany Resumes Ritual Circumcisions After Bitter Dispute

By | Tue, 10/02/2012 - 09:09

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.

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AAP: Benefits of Circumcision Outweigh Risks

By | Mon, 08/27/2012 - 10:32

The AAP analyzed 1,000 studies on the practice and concluded that the benefits of circumcisions are greater than the risks.

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.  A Muslim boy reacts as a doctor performs a circumcision

German Court Bans Religious Circumcision, Causes Grievous Bodily Harm

By | Tue, 06/26/2012 - 15:49

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.