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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow
Web address:http://www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct112654
Date of initial review: 08 Jun 2001
Validity of certificate18 Aug 2013 - Aug 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
For every article, visitors can click in the name of the author. Names and qualifications are provided for every author.

Editorial Staff

Leslie Carr is the Editor-in-Chief at TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow. She was formerly an editor at Random House, HarperCollins and Prentice Hall Publishers.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Editorial Mission and Intended Audience

Our goal at TheDoctor is to satisfy your need to know -- to bring you credible, up-to-date, health and medical news and information. We use major medical journals, blogs, and websites as sources for our articles and news items, all of which are based on published research.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

Audience:
Editorial Mission and Intended Audience

Our goal at TheDoctor is to satisfy your need to know -- to bring you credible, up-to-date, health and medical news and information. We use major medical journals, blogs, and websites as sources for our articles and news items, all of which are based on published research.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
Our content is designed to be used by the general public. The information provided on TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow.com should be used to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. It is medical information, not medical advice.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Studies are described
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Dr Shonka is a Fellow and Dr. Gilbert is the Deputy Chair and Professor, the Department of Neuro-Oncology, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.This article is an adaptation of a longer piece written for medical professionals which appeared on our partner site, Cyberounds.com.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

Legal pages are dated as well as articles.

 
June 12, 2006
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
We can be contacted by e-mail at or by telephone at 212-876-5727 during normal business hours (9am - 5pm Eastern U.S. time), Monday through Friday, except on holidays.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Funding Source

TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow.com is funded by interMDnet Corporation, a private medical information company, and by advertising placed on the site.
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertising content and editorial content are strictly separated and all advertising is clearly identified as such.

  (16 Feb 2009) - Link

We do not endorse any company or product. If an advertisement appears on our site, this does not constitute an endorsement of the advertised product or company.

  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

Advertising content and editorial content are strictly separated and all advertising is clearly identified with the word "Advertisement."
  (18 Aug 2013) - Link

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