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Frontmatter, October 2022 Issue

J Osteopath Med; 122(10): i-iv

How did the dietary habits of patients with chronic medical conditions change during COVID-19?

Sahil K. Patel, BS; and Adarsh Gupta, DO
The purpose of this study was to identify differences in dietary habits, lifestyle habits, and food attitudes between those with chronic medical conditions compared to the populations without chronic medical conditions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
J Osteopath Med; 123(1): 7-17

Frontmatter, September 2022 Issue

J Osteopath Med; 122(9): i-iv

Mask-related skin changes among healthcare workers in a community-based hospital

Brittany Valk, DO; Nedyalko N. Ivanov, DO; Amanda Nahhas, DO; Katie Corwin, DO; Katrina Hansen, DO; Jeff Globerson, DO; Annette LaCasse, DO; William Corser, PhD; and Lynn Sikorski, DO
During the COVID-19 pandemic, dermatologists noticed an increase in conditions associated with mask wearing, such as “maskne”, as well as worsening of previously diagnosed dermatologic conditions. The goal of this study was to explore various factors that impacted mask-related skin changes and how these skin changes affected quality of life.
J Osteopath Med; 122(12): 609-615

The effects of wearing a mask on an exercise regimen

Ryan C. Gericke, BA; and Adarsh K. Gupta, DO
The goal of this study is to identify the impact of mask use on normal perceived physiology (breathing, heart rate, temperature, exertion, stamina, and quality of workout) within the exercising population.
J Osteopath Med; 122(11): 545-552

Frontmatter, July 2022 Issue

J Osteopath Med; 122(7): i-iv

Reactivation of minimal change disease after Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19

Sindhu Marampudi, DO; Rafail Beshai, DO; and Gopika Banker, DO
The authors present the case of a 54-year-old woman with a medical history of hypertension who experienced reactivation of minimal change disease (MCD) after receiving the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19.
J Osteopath Med; 122(10): 499-501

Frontmatter, June 2022 Issue

J Osteopath Med; 122(6): i-iv

Osteoporosis knowledge and health beliefs among middle-aged men and women in the Southern United States

Stacy Chelf, PhD, MS; Robert E. Davis, PhD; Martha A. Bass, PhD; M. Allison Ford, PhD; Ali D. Firouzabadi, MD, MPH; Jonathan T. Leo, PhD; and Vinayak K. Nahar, MD, PhD, MS
This study evaluates the knowledge and health beliefs surrounding osteoporosis in a population of males and females (between 35 and 50 years old) to determine sex-based differences in osteoporosis knowledge and beliefs and to assess the correlation between perceptions and health motivation.
J Osteopath Med; 122(9): 453-459

Frontmatter, May 2022 Issue

J Osteopath Med; 122(5): i-iv