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is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity 22 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

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Date of initial review:

29 Feb 2000

Certificate validity

22 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Date of last visit:

22 Sep 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 team : www.webmd.com/about-webmd-policies/about-who-we-are

Editorial Policy

(16 Aug 2016) - Link

On the footer of each page.
More information : www.webmd.com/about-webmd-policies/additional-info?ss=ftr

WebMD does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Privacy Policy

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

George Kraft, director, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Research, and Training Center and director, Western Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of Washington, Seattle.
FDA web site.
Francois Bethoux, MD, director of rehabilitation services, the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research, The Cleveland Clinic.
Franklin, G. Neurology, Nov. 18, 2009.

(16 Aug 2016) - Link

Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2014

(16 Aug 2016) - Link

All information about drugs is provided

Depending on the specific drugs and dosages, side effects may include fatigue, bruising easily, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite.

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Since we launched WebMD, we have regularly sought sponsorships and advertisements from relevant commercial organizations, manufacturers, and other leaders dedicated to providing health and lifestyle information. These sponsorships, which are a form of advertising, enable us to provide you with our award-winning content at no cost to you.

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Anyone who serves on the WebMD Editorial staff must fully disclose any potential conflict of interest with any sponsor or vendor.

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WebMD has sole discretion for determining the types of Advertising that will be accepted and displayed on the WebMD Network, and under no circumstances will WebMD's acceptance of any Advertisement be considered an endorsement of the product(s) and/or service(s) advertised or for the company that advertises, manufactures, distributes, or promotes the products or services.
2There are certain categories of Advertisements that WebMD will not knowingly permit on the WebMD Network at any time.

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3WebMD recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between Advertising and WebMD's editorial content. All Advertising on the WebMD Network will be clearly and unambiguously identified. WebMD will not allow any Advertising on the WebMD Network that is not identified with the label of "Advertisement", "From Our Advertiser", "Information From Industry" or a similar designation indicating that the Advertising is being provided by or on behalf of an Advertiser.

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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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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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