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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:EverydayHealth.com
Web address:http://www.everydayhealth.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct736517
Date of initial review: 08 Jun 2007
Validity of certificate30 Dec 2012 - Dec 2014
Date of last visit30 Dec 2012
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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.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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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
About the Everyday Health Team
About Everyday Health's Medical Reviewers
Pat F. Bass II, MD, MPH
Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
Stefan Craig, MD
Cynthia Haines, MD
Kevin O. Hwang, MD, MPH
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2. Presentation of the site
Health happens daily, minute by minute, step by step, and the Everyday Health network is there to inspire your goals and support your progress. We provide the expert guidance and daily tools you need to make the best health choices, actively manage your health conditions and live healthier lives every day.
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individuals just like you, who are managing or caring for others with a range of conditions and health concerns
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Purpose of the website
This site offers health, fitness and nutritional information and is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other health-care professional.
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3. Confidentiality
We collect and maintain information that you voluntarily submit to us during your use of the Sites and Services. For example:
* when you register for a Site, you may provide us certain information including your name, email address, screen name, password, demographic information, and the health topics that interest you;
* to engage a Site's social networking function, you may add to your profile by providing information about your interests or health topics. For example, your profile may list your favorite healthy foods or movie;
* if you are registering for a cu...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
The study findings were released online March 1 in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Last Updated: 07/06/2009
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5. Justification of claims
Less serious side effects may include:
* cough
* dizziness, drowsiness, headache
* depressed mood
* nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach; or
* mild skin itching or rash
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
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6. User support and adequation
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
To support this mission, we accept advertising on our sites and sell products through our sites and third party sites. Everyday Health is funded by the advertisements and sponsors.
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8. Advertising policy
Modifications requested
  (07 Jun 2011) - Link

To support this mission, we accept advertising on our sites and sell products through our sites and third party sites.
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"Advertisement" is used to label the most common form of advertising on our sites. The content of this form of advertising is controlled by the advertiser. Ads are labeled with the word "Advertisement" adjacent to the advertisement. (...)
Advertisers may fund areas that contain independent, editorial content from this site. Other content on this site may be provided by or on behalf of an advertiser. To help clearly differentiate the involvement of third party advertisers, these sections will be labeled as provided below to indicate whether the content has been provided, influenced, or ...
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