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HONcode status The health Website
Healthywomen.org
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Healthywomen.org
Web address:http://www.healthywomen.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct358947
Date of initial review: 26 Mar 2001
Validity of certificate10 Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Date of last visit24 Nov 2010

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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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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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.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN
Executive Director
Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN, brings a unique combination of sharp business expertise and, as a practicing registered nurse, medical knowledge to her role as executive director of HealthyWomen, a non-profit organization providing women with in-depth, objective, medically-approved information on a broad range of women's health issues.
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
HealthyWomen’s award-winning Web site, http://www.HealthyWomen.org, was one of the first sites dedicated solely to women’s health and is recognized nationally as a go-to source for trustworthy health information for women. This dynamic, comprehensive resource gives women the latest health information, including news updates, health tips, resources and extensive coverage of hundreds of health topics.

In addition to our online content, HealthyWomen produces print publications in English and Spanish. The Women’s Health Updates...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

Audience:
information for women
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

Purpose of the website
13. HEALTHYWOMEN.ORG NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL/HEALTH CARE—HealthyWomen.org provides information only to consumers, not medical advice. Results are not intended as a substitute for medical/health care. HealthyWomen.org strongly encourages consumers to speak with their physicians/health care professionals about their particular health concerns. Consumers should not use the information provided by HealthyWomen.org to diagnose diseases or conditions, determine treatment or to change lifestyle behaviors such as modifying one's diet or starting a fitness regimen. Information provided by Healthy...  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
all the page
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Supporting a Loved One with Fibromyalgia

Family being sillyby Jennifer Goldstein
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

April 2008
  (02 Nov 2009) - Link

5. Justification of claims
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Donepezil (Aricept). This drug can help boost thinking abilities and reduce some general function and behavior problems of Alzheimer's without significant side effects. It is usually taken daily at bedtime and is approved for all stages of Alzheimer's disease.
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Rivastigmine (Exelon). This drug can help improve thinking and memory, activities of daily living and general functional abilities. It is approved for mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
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Galantamine (Razadyne; previously marketed as Reminyl). This drug ...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

6. User support and adequation
General Consumer Information/Health Inquiries
Toll-free: 1-877-986-9472
Fax: 732-530-3347

Mailing Address:
HealthyWomen
157 Broad Street
Suite 106
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Program and Campaign Opportunities
Contact: Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN, Executive Director
Telephone: 877-986-9472, ext. 102
Contact: Marisa Bushee, Director of Marketing & Communications
Telephone: 877-986-9472, ext. 108

HealthyWomen.org Website
Contact: Gwynn Cassidy, Online Director
Telephone: 212-675-2097
...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Members of the Private Sector and Nonprofit Organizations

HealthyWomen welcomes partnerships with industry leaders, including pharmaceutical companies, consumer product companies, managed care companies, hospitals and health systems and media establishments. Many opportunities exist for the development of national public education initiatives, expansion of our Web site, development of educational products using multi-media and expansion of corporate intranets. HealthyWomen welcomes inquiries regarding corporate educational initiatives. To discuss a partnership in more detail, con...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

8. Advertising policy
16. ADVERTISING POLICY— HealthyWomen offers opportunities for third-party sponsors to support http://www.HealthyWomen.org. Support is primarily in the form of educational grants to HealthyWomen that enables the organization to expand HealthyWomen.org as the premier consumer women's health Web site, and build a robust inventory of quality, unbiased and comprehensive health information for women.

HealthyWomen retains full editorial control over all content of the site, regardless of support from third-party sponsors. All cont...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

16. ADVERTISING POLICY— HealthyWomen offers opportunities for third-party sponsors to support http://www.HealthyWomen.org. Support is primarily in the form of educational grants to HealthyWomen that enables the organization to expand HealthyWomen.org as the premier consumer women's health Web site, and build a robust inventory of quality, unbiased and comprehensive health information for women.

HealthyWomen retains full editorial control over all content of the site, regardless of support from third-party sponsors. All cont...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

16. ADVERTISING POLICY— HealthyWomen offers opportunities for third-party sponsors to support http://www.HealthyWomen.org. Support is primarily in the form of educational grants to HealthyWomen that enables the organization to expand HealthyWomen.org as the premier consumer women's health Web site, and build a robust inventory of quality, unbiased and comprehensive health information for women.

HealthyWomen retains full editorial control over all content of the site, regardless of support from third-party sponsors. All cont...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

16. ADVERTISING POLICY— HealthyWomen offers opportunities for third-party sponsors to support http://www.HealthyWomen.org. Support is primarily in the form of educational grants to HealthyWomen that enables the organization to expand HealthyWomen.org as the premier consumer women's health Web site, and build a robust inventory of quality, unbiased and comprehensive health information for women.

HealthyWomen retains full editorial control over all content of the site, regardless of support from third-party sponsors. All cont...
  (10 Nov 2010) - Link

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