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November 27th, 2013
Gynecologists May Treat Men After All
Good news here for gynecologists who screen men for anal cancer:
A professional group that certifies obstetrician-gynecologists reversed an earlier directive and said on Tuesday that its members were permitted to treat male patients for sexually transmitted infections and to screen men for anal cancer…
It’s always impressive when a group swiftly reverses what is widely perceived to be a wrong decision, so praise to the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology for their flexibility.
Now as for obstetricians — sticking with a females-only policy makes all kinds of sense. Just ask the former governor of California: