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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.
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Content is written and/or reviewed by faculty experts in their area of specific expertise and training. All faculty contributors are required to have appointments at one of the three sponsoring research universities in accord with university standards. Contributions, while not peer-reviewed, are read and reviewed by our staff for clarity and are also subject to our Quality Standards.
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The information you will see is not intended to be medical advice. It is general health information and does not take into account your particular health status nor is it a substitute for personal medical care. Drug information will not describe every adverse effect or every possible interaction between the drugs you may be taking.
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This principle is not applicable to this site
NetWellness is a commercial free resource provided by the participating universities. NetWellness supporters contribute funding and substantial monetary support. Support from the private sector comes in the form of unrestricted grants or gifts and does not influence content.
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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.
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