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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Somebody Heal Me: The Musings of a Chronic Migraineur
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Somebody Heal Me: The Musings of a Chronic Migraineur
Web address:http://somebodyhealme.dianalee.net
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct745234
Date of initial review: 22 Oct 2009
Validity of certificate05 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

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1. Information must be authoritative
The webmaster is not a health care professional.

Somebody Heal Me is a blog that blends news, information and experiences about life with migraine disease, depression, chronic pain and other chronic and invisible illnesses to educate, inform and inspire readers.

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For the collaborative platform:

All comments are by default considered to be written by medical non-professionals unless a comment states otherwise. (...) You must behave with respect, courtesy and honesty at all times in making comments on this site.
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2. Presentation of the site
I'm engaged in seeking out news and information about migraine disease and related health issues, and I enjoy being able to pass what I learn and read about along to other patients and their loved ones. I also have a lot of thoughts about my life with these conditions, so I hope my musings will connect with someone out there.

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...to other patients and their loved ones.

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Purpose of the website
DISCLAIMER: Nothing on this site constitutes medical or legal advice. I am a patient who is engaged and educated and enjoys sharing my experiences and news about migraines, pain and depression. Please consult your own health care providers for advice on your unique situation.

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3. Confidentiality
Any information you submit to Somebody Heal Me, such as an email address, is treated with confidentiality and will never be passed on to any third party, unless required by law.
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For the collaborative platform:

Comments are visible to anyone reading this site. You can modify or delete them by posting using a Disquis account.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.

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For the collaborative platform:

Comments providing information that is not from personal experience must include links to references that support the information stated.
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All posts are dated.

Monday, September 12, 2011

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5. Justification of claims
Migraine Drug Zelrix Not Approved in FDA Vote

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For the collaborative platform:

Comments must be true and correct to your knowledge.
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6. User support and adequation
An email address is provided.

Contact Diana

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Any income I receive from advertisements helps me pay for the costs of operating Somebody Heal Me. I also contribute my own money toward these costs.
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8. Advertising policy

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You will see advertisements on the sidebars of each page on this site. I do not control the content of these advertisements or links. Editorial content is never influenced by these advertisements. If I have received a product or service for free, I will tell you so in a post reviewing that product or service.
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You will see advertisements on the sidebars of each page on this site.
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For the collaborative platform:

We moderate comments to exclude those that are spam or advertising.
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