Medical advances: Scientists are developing a noninvasive alternative to vasectomies.
By Gunjan Sinha
Posted 03.27.2002 at 1:08 pm 0 Comments
When it comes to family planning, tube-tying is hot, but vasectomies are not. More than twice as many married couples choose a tubal ligation for mom rather than a vasectomy for dad, according to the Center for Health Statistics-despite the fact that vasectomies are safer and cheaper. The reason, say many, is partly a yech! factor: Men simply can't stomach the idea of someone cutting into their privates.
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