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is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity 06 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

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Date of initial review:

29 Feb 2000

Certificate validity

06 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Date of last visit:

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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.

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The Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice
The contents of the WebMD Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from WebMD's licensors, and other material contained on the WebMD Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. 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. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on ...

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WebMD understands how important the privacy of personal information is to our users. We understand that your privacy matters and we respect your privacy choices.

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American Society for Dermatologic Surgery: "Laser Hair Removal Information."
Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Washington: "Laser Hair Removal."
Baylor College of Medicine: "Laser Hair Removal."
FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."
The Hair Removal Journal: "How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost?"

(25 Sep 2015) - Link

Effective Date: September 1, 2015

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Since we launched WebMD, we have regularly sought sponsorships and advertisements from relevant commercial organizations, manufacturers, and other leaders dedicated to providing health and lifestyle information. These sponsorships, which are a form of advertising, enable us to provide you with our award-winning content at no cost to you.

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These sponsorships, which are a form of advertising, enable us to provide you with our award-winning content at no cost to you.

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WebMD recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between advertising and sponsored content and editorial content. All Advertising or sponsored content on the WebMD Network will be clearly and unambiguously identified. WebMD will not allow any Advertising on a WebMD Consumer Property that is not identified with the label of "Advertisement", "From Our Sponsor" or a similar designation, or on a WebMD Professional Property that is not identified with the label of "Advertisement," "Information from Industry," "From Our Sponsor" or some similar designation indicating that the content is being p... 

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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