A Mogen clamp is a metal, hinge-shaped device used during
circumcision. The Mogen clamp does not require a cut
in the foreskin before its placement.
During a circumcision using a Mogen clamp, the baby's foreskin is
pulled forward through the hinge of the clamp. The clamp is closed and locked
in place for about 90 seconds, crushing the foreskin to decrease bleeding. The
foreskin is removed surgically and the clamp taken off.
Many day cares and preschools in the U.S. have prominently posted signs
asking parents not to pack food for their kids containing peanuts, because so
many children are allergic. It seems like special dietary needs are an
Food allergies affect as many as 8% of children in the U.S., leaving a
challenge for parents: What can you pack for lunch? How can you be sure your
kids don't trade snacks with a friend? How should you handle occasions like
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