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In case you missed it: August 2 to August 6

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary OB/GYN® team.

This week’s top articles included:

Updated CDC guidelines: Diagnosing and treating STIs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), notably for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).

Alcohol and breastfeeding: What are the risks?

What are the impacts of alcohol use during lactation?

ACOG joins organizations in favor of vaccine mandates for all health care workers

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) announced today that it has joined nearly 100 health care organizations and societies in favor of vaccine mandates for all health care workers.

New guidelines for bacterial vaginosis diagnosis and treatment

The CDC updated its guidelines for diagnosing and treating STIs, which included updates on the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in pregnant and nonpregnant women.

Looking back on a disturbing case of health care fraud

In last month’s Legally Speaking, we published “Health care fraud exposed” by James M. Shwayder, MD, JD. The case should be discussed among peer groups and in mentorships. It is disturbing in its details but exposes fraud and medical malpractice that went on for years.