Certificate of compliance

Young Men's Health

is in compliance with the HONcode

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5 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jun 2019

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Date of initial review:

30 May 2013

Certificate validity:

valid until Jun 2019

Date of last visit:

22 Oct 2018
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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.

Staff and Contributors

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Please remember, nothing on this web site should be considered medical advice, which can only be given to you by your personal health care provider. Material provided by Young Menís Health is intended as general information. It is not a recommendation for treatment, nor should it be considered medical advice. Young Menís Health advises families to discuss all information and questions related to health care with a health care professional.

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Legal Terms of Use

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Who writes your health guides?
Drs. Emans and Laufer, Phaedra Thomas, RN, and Judi Siegel, MSW, LICSW, the Directors of Young Menís Health, are internationally known experts in adolescent health. The authors and editors of the books listed below (including Drs. Emans, Laufer, Woods, Gordon, and Callahan) are currently or have previously been members of the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and of Gynecology at Boston Childrenís Hospital. We also ask other experts from Boston Childrenís Hospital (ranked #1 by US News and World Report) to read and edit health guides as needed. All our guides are written and/or reviewed by health care clinicians at Boston Childrenís Hospital (ranked #1 by US News and World Report) using first-hand experience, knowledge in the field, and PubMed literature reviews. We ask additional specialists and experts to read and edit some health guides as needed.

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Posted under Health Guides. Updated 28 December 2016.

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Contact Us

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YMH was initially funded by a grant from the Mannion Fund, through the Social Work Department and the Center For Families at Boston Childrenís Hospital. The website continues to be guided and supported by the work of the Young Menís Health Initiative, which is made up of staff members from our Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine Practice. We are also grateful to the staff of the Center for Young Womenís Health (the creators of youngwomenshealth.org), who paved the way in content development, site structure, and design.

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The website does not accept any form of paid advertising and our sponsors do not influence the content of the health guides, except to require that the information is educational and informed by quality research.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

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.

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