Certificate of compliance

Spine-health.com

is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity 06 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct109374

Date of initial review:

17 Jan 2000

Certificate validity

06 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

Date of last visit:

06 Jun 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.

More information about the Editorial Process :
www.spine-health.com/editorial-process

More information about the Medical Advisory Board :
www.spine-health.com/spine-health-medical-advisory-board

All of the content on Spine-health.com is original and written specifically for Spine-health users. Further, the content is reviewed by at least one member of the Medical Advisory Board before being added to the site. The peer-review process helps ensure that the articles are accurate, complete, balanced and free from commercial influence.
 

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Our forums are moderated on a daily basis.
The system moderators (dilauro , liz, and savage)
The moderators and forum members are not regarded as health professionals.
The moderators and members should conduct themselves at all times with respect and honesty.

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The information in Spine-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 back pain.
 

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The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and healthcare professionals.

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Spine-health Privacy Policy
 

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3.01 We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all. Any post can be used or reproduced for usage outside the forums on Spine-health.com or on external websites, emails or printed materials.
3.02 You do not have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the moderators to do so. The references you provide for your posts cannot be deleted. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.
The moderators reserve the right to delete any messages deemed inappropriate without notifying the ...

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

References:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Celebrex Consumer Information." December 29 2004. www.fda.gov/.
 

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If the information you post is not personal experience, we request you to provide sources (references, links, etc.) whenever it is relevant and possible.

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(Updated May 2015)
 

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Tramadol: Potential Risks and Complications
 

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By using our forums, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience.

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Contact Spine-health
 

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How to Contact us

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Spine-health.com is built around the foundation of providing clear, non-commercial patient education. We don't charge patients to use this site. Doctors support this site by subscribing (for an annual fee) to provide patient education to their patients and for a web page in our Doctor Directory; Spine Centers support this site by joining our Spine Center Directory; commercial companies advertise and/or list their clinical trials on our site for a fee; and we have teamed up with Google.com to participate in Google's AdSense program (whereby Google's advertisers can advertise on some pages of o... 

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The system moderators (dilauro , liz, and savage) are volunteers.

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Spine-health reserves the right to refuse advertising to any entity, including to an individual, group, company, ad/media agency, doctor or doctor group, and to elect not to participate in advertising requests or programs with any client or prospect for any reason. Spine-health is not obligated to provide a reason for the non-participation election or denial.
www.spine-health.com/advertising/advertising-policy

commercial companies advertise and/or list their clinical trials on our site for a fee; and we have teamed up with Google.com to participate in Google's AdSense program (whereby Google's advertisers can advertise on some pages of our site). Also, we have just recently added the ability for visitors to find a chiropractor in our growing chiropractic directory.
 

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Spine-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 Spine-health.com.
 

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You are not allowed to post advertisements or commercial solicitations, whether in the form of text links, banners or other methods.

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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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