yes, our medical system has little to crow over here in the US.
sooner or later it will look just as foolish as bloodletting with leaches,
and we are not all that much different than other countries that we frown at.
blue cross blue shield covered clitoridectomies until 1977.
i heard this week from a woman whose mother refused to have her son circumcised, so they circumcised HER instead. this was 1975.
i suspect after my book comes out, MANY women will be finding out what they are missing. yep. all that 'sexual dysfunction'? might just be iatrogenic (doctor caused).
just for a few extra bucks. that's what happens when medicine is a business. it's expensive, competitive, and they do unnecessary procedures just because they can.