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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.
The content of this website, Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients (A-Fib.com), is provided “as is” for general information only, and is not intended as medical advice.
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Funding: Since its founding in 2002, A-Fib.com has been funded personally by Patti and Steve Ryan with an occasional reader donation (donations are applied toward the maintenance costs of A-Fib.com).
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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.
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