10th February 2006 at 00:00
From a Glasgow secondary comes news of a third-year health fair at which nurses handed out life-sized models of male genitalia to blushing boys to teach them to check their scrota for testicular cancer.

Hearing that a box holding 10 of the plastic organs was passed round so the boys could select one, one parent said: "Imagine encouraging boys to grab a willy. At that age, the problem is to get them to leave theirs alone."

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