Certificate of compliance

Healthline Networks

is in compliance with the HONcode

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9 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2018

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Date of initial review:

14 Nov 2007

Certificate validity:

valid until Sep 2018

Date of last visit:

06 Feb 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.

Management Team

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

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Our content does not constitute a medical consultation. See a certified medical professional for diagnosis

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

Healthline Media, Inc. Privacy Policy

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

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

Article resources

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

Medically Reviewed by Suzanne Falck, MD, FACP on September 12, 2016 — Written by Jerisha Parker Gordon

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Offer us your feedback

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

The reality is that funding from our advertisers allows us to cover more conditions and provide more powerful experiences, including video, animations and input from a range of experts. Be assured that we’re absolutely inflexible about our editorial autonom

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

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When content is provided by or influenced by a named sponsor, we take meaningful steps to ensure our users will not confuse that sponsored content with Healthline’s own original editorial content. Editorial content sponsored by an advertiser — known as, native advertising, branded content, or advertorial — is subject to our editorial policy and is reviewed by our editorial staff. We distinguish content that is influenced in any way by a sponsor by identifying it with one of the following labels: “advertisement,” "sponsored by," "from our sponsor," “sponsored resource,” “paid post,” “brought to you by,” or “from our partners.”

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

Be assured that we’re absolutely inflexible about our editorial autonomy.

(21 Sep 2017) - Link

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.

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

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