Certificate of compliance

Arthritis-health

is in compliance with the HONcode

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3 Years

Certificate validity: 22 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct759336

Date of initial review:

03 Dec 2013

Certificate validity:

22 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

Date of last visit:

22 Dec 2016
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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.

Veritas Health LLC is the owner of Arthritis-health.com and Spine-health.com. The company was started in August 1999 by Peter F. Ullrich, Jr., MD and Stephanie Burke, with a shared goal of providing intelligent, unbiased and highly relevant medical information and community support for people dealing with a wide range of pain conditions and related issues. Doctor Ullrich serves as the Medical Director and Principal Author/Editor, providing medical leadership, and Stephanie Burke, is Chief Executive Officer. They are both managing directors of the company.
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

The information in Arthritis-health.com is not intended as a substitute for medical professional help or advice but is to be used only as an aid in understanding arthritis and arthritis related conditions.
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

Arthritis-health Privacy Policy
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

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

By William W. Deardorff, PhD, ABPP
Update: 02/12/2015
Peer Reviewed
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

By William W. Deardorff, PhD, ABPP
Update: 02/12/2015
Peer Reviewed
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

For patients who have not benefited from other forms of treatment, surgery can provide relief from some of the physical and associated emotional difficulties of spinal deformity caused by advanced ankylosing spondylitis. The decision to have surgery can be a difficult one, requiring patients to weigh the risks and benefits carefully.
 

(05 Dec 2015) - Link

Contact Us
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

While we are a for-profit business that accepts and is supported in part by sponsorships and paid advertising
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

advertisement
 

(05 Dec 2015) - Link

Arthritis-health.com maintains a clear separation between editorial and sponsorship/advertising process and decision making; current or potential sponsors and advertisers may not dictate the form or substance of the editorial content appearing on Arthritis-health.com.
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

We will clearly distinguish sponsorships and advertisements from health information content, using identifying words (such as "sponsored", "advertiser", etc.), design, or placement. Arthritis-health.com readers should be able to readily distinguish between promotional and editorial material.
 

(22 Dec 2016) - Link

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