Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: STI prevention, abortion travel, and more

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Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: STI prevention, abortion travel, and more

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: STI prevention, abortion travel, and more

Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, June 03 - Friday, June 07, 2024), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) CDC suggests doxycycline postexposure prophylaxis for STI prevention

Following evidence from recent studies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended the use of doxycycline postexposure prophylaxis in sexual health among certain populations.

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2.) Out-of-state abortion travel and care delays increased in Washington post-Dobbs

A study revealed that the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision has led to more out-of-state abortions and longer gestation periods in states such as Washington with legalized abortion.

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3.) Benefits of extended combined hormonal contraceptive regimens

Extended combined hormonal contraceptive regimens, which include prolonged active hormone use and shorter hormone-free intervals, offer increased contraceptive efficacy, reduced menstrual symptoms, and improved management of withdrawal bleeding compared to traditional cyclic use.

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4.) Does menopause really cause depression?

Though studies on the prevalence of depression during menopause vary, for those experiencing the symptoms, quality of life can be severely compromised.

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5.) COVID-19 and pregnancy: An update

Four years into the COVID-19 pandemic, what we know about the novel coronavirus and pregnancy has evolved. Find out what we've learned thus far.

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