Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #471: Male Circumcision

June 16th, 2015

Episode 495 of 573 episodes

Infant male circumcision is rising in popularity in the United States. Other than for religions reasons, what motivates parents to circumcise their children? And is the procedure as helpful or harmful as some suggest?