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MED-HELP.COM

is in compliance with the HONcode

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14 Years

Certificate validity 15 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct191833

Date of initial review:

18 Feb 1999

Certificate validity

15 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

Date of last visit:

24 Nov 2015
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

By Joelle Klein
Joelle Klein is a Denver-based health and lifestyle writer and mother of two.
Reviewed by Elisabeth Aron, MD, MPH, FACOG on October 30, 2015.
 

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In Forums and Public Areas that are being moderated by healthcare professionals, answers will be posted in the forum and will appear indented beneath the original question, usually within 5 to 10 business days.
Edit or delete any communication posted on the MedHelp Site, regardless of whether such communication violates these standards.

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The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
 

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The information contained on the website is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice relative to your specific medical condition. MedHelp does not guarantee monitoring or authentication of the information contained in forums and chat groups for accuracy, safety, or reliability. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider for any questions you may have regarding your medical condition, or prior to starting any new treatment.

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MedHelp Online Privacy Policy
 

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If you disregard this warning and post personal or confidential information (yours or others) on the MedHelp Site, which you later want removed, there is a fee of up to $25 to remove each posting. You must submit your removal request in writing, including the URL(s) you want removed.
By submitting communications or content to any part the MedHelp Site, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

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Interviews with David Jaspan, MD, Christine Greves, MD, and Jan Penvose-Yi, MD, FACOG
 

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Articles have a date.
 

Last Updated 9/20/2013
 

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Some things you should know about sponsored content are:
While sponsored content is subject to MedHelp.org's Sponsorship and Promotions Policies, MedHelp.org does not exercise any editorial control over sponsored content and each sponsor is responsible for the accuracy and objectivity of sponsored content.
Within the sponsor's content, there may be links to the sponsor's web site.
MedHelp.org does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment mentioned in any sponsored content.
The sponsored content generally carries the copyright of the named sponsor or the rightful...
 

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Sponsored Content
MedHelp.org uses sponsored content from organizations, manufacturers, and other leaders dedicated to providing health and lifestyle information. While MedHelp.org receives a commercial benefit from sponsored content, MedHelp.org believers our users also benefit from sponsor information by providing you with information on therapies, medications, medical devices, health services, and other products that may be useful or beneficial to you. Sponsored content on MedHelp.org is content that has been provided by, created by, or funded or influenced by the named sponsor. <...
 

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Separation of Advertising between Editorial Content
MedHelp.org recognizes the importance of maintaining a distinct separation between advertising content and editorial and decision-making content. MedHelp.org Site strives to clearly and unambiguously identify all advertising as such. Sponsored content must be labeled as being sponsored and the name of the sponsor is clearly displayed. MedHelp.org also reserves the right to determine the appropriate placement of the advertising on the MedHelp.org Site. MedHelp.org retains the exclusive right to determine the way in which any and all ...
 

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In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use: 7. Posting advertisements or solicitations of business.

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