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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Heart Sisters
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Heart Sisters
Web address:http://myheartsisters.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct396257
Date of initial review: 29 Dec 2010
Validity of certificate11 Sep 2013 - Sep 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.

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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
She is a patient
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Every comment is moderated daily and pre-screened by me before approved for publication
(11 Sep 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
All about women and heart disease - our #1 killer - from the unique perspective of Carolyn Thomas, a Mayo Clinic-trained heart attack survivor
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

All about women and heart disease - our #1 killer - from the unique perspective of a Mayo Clinic-trained heart attack survivor
(29 Dec 2010) - Link

Audience:
Information for the general public, heart patients or their family members, health professionals, and all students of the heart
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Information for the general public, heart patients or their family members, medical/health professionals, and all students of the heart
(29 Dec 2010) - Link

Purpose of the website
I am not a physician, nurse or member of the medical profession. The information on this site isn’t intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for specific help with your own health
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The information on this site isn’t intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for specific help with your own health.
(29 Dec 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Your private information should be kept private – if you contact me via this site, your e-mail address may be revealed to me, but I respect your right to privacy and won’t misuse, lend, sell or do anything evil with that contact info.
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Once published, your comments are visible to everybody on the internet who is reading this blog, and thus may be quoted elsewhere by others.
(11 Sep 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Internally linked references
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
An Oregon study found that up to 95% of women experience early warning signals (prodromal symptoms) weeks or even months leading up to their cardiac event.In an American study reported in the journal Circulation of 500 female heart attack survivors, women reported these symptoms weeks before their attacks:
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Please give references or links for any health/medical information you provide in your comments, unless based on your own personal experience (defined as any experience you have undergone yourself).
(11 Sep 2013) - Link

Updated August 11, 2013
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

3 Jan
(05 Jan 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
Women of all ages often ask if they should be taking a daily low-dose (81 mg) of baby aspirin to improve their heart health. Well, yes and no, depending on your age. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Sharonne Hayes, founder and director of the Mayo Women’s Heart Clinic, explains:

“Guidelines urge women to be more aggressive about cutting their heart disease and stroke risks. One of the common recommendations is for women over 65 years of age to consider daily aspirin therapy.
  (29 Dec 2010) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Make sure that any information you post here is true and correct to the best of your knowledge.
(05 Jan 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
For the collaborative platform:

contact
(29 Dec 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website does not permit any paid advertising, banners, commercial content, sponsorship, undue influence or receipt of personal favours, and is entirely self-funded.
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

This website does not permit any paid advertising, banners, external content, sponsorship, undue influence or receipt of personal favours, and is entirely self-funded. I am not selling (or buying) anything, and have no conflicts of interest to report. Whenever I refer to book titles, which I often do when appropriate to a specific topic, my comments are based on my personal opinions and I am never paid or rewarded by anybody to mention any book.
(05 Jan 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This website does not permit any paid advertising, banners, commercial content, sponsorship, undue influence or receipt of personal favours, and is entirely self-funded.
  (11 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

This website does not permit any paid advertising, banners, external content, sponsorship, undue influence or receipt of personal favours, and is entirely self-funded.
(05 Jan 2011) - Link

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