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Certificate validity: valid until Dec 2018

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Date of initial review:

25 Jul 2017

Certificate validity:

valid until Dec 2018

Date of last visit:

15 Feb 2019
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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.


OnHealth.com content is produced according to a strict multi-step production process that controls an article from the initial data to final publication.
After approval is given by the Medical Editorial Board for new content, or to update/review existing content, a specific medical editor is assigned to work with each writer. A writer receives the assigned task, interacts with the assigned medical editor, and submits a draft of the text to the assigned medical editor. The medical editor critically reviews the text and returns comments, questions, and deletions as well as revisions and specific requests to the author. The medical editor may also seek the input of other members of the writing staff or Medical Editorial Board or outside reviewer. After further review following any input from the writing staff or Medical Editorial Board, the final copy of the text is ready for publication.

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If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. WebMD does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Site. Reliance on any information provided by WebMD, WebMD employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of WebMD, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

(03 Aug 2017) - Link

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This Privacy Policy applies to websites owned and operated by WebMD LLC (“WebMD”) that are intended for use by consumers (non-professionals) for non-commercial personal, family or household purposes, including WebMD.com, MedicineNet.com, RxList.com, OnHealth.com, and eMedicineHealth.com and including the mobile optimized versions of these sites and our Mobile Device Applications or “Apps” (we refer to these sites and Apps collectively as the “WebMD Web Sites”). This Privacy Policy describes WebMD’s privacy practices as they relate to the network of WebMD Web Sites, so some of the services, tools and features discussed may not be relevant to each WebMD Web Site, e.g., the WebMD Health Manager is only available on WebMD.com.

(03 Aug 2017) - Link

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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia: "Acne and diet: truth or myth?"
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia: "The impact of acne vulgaris on quality of life and psychic health in young adolescents in Greece. Results of a population survey."
Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology: "Comedogenicity in Rabbit - Some Cosmetic Ingredients/Vehicles"
Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology: "Nutritional anemia in reproductive age women with postadolescent acne."
Dermatologic Clinics: "Vol. 30, Issue 1 - United States Skin Disease Needs Assessment"
International Journal of Dermatology: "Acne in the adult female patient: a practical approach."
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology: "Acne Excoriée - A Patient's View"

(21 Nov 2017) - Link

Last Updated: November 3, 2016

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Do not give any medications to infants under 2 months of age • Do not give ibuprofen to babies under 6 months of age without a doctor's recommendation.
Never give children under 18 aspirin, as it can cause Reye's syndrome, a serious illness.

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(03 Aug 2017) - Link

WebMD recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between Advertising and WebMD's editorial content. All Advertising on the WebMD Network will be clearly and unambiguously identified. WebMD will not allow any Advertising on the WebMD Network that is not identified with the label of "Advertisement", "From Our Advertiser", "Information From Industry" or a similar designation indicating that the Advertising is being provided by or on behalf of an Advertiser.

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