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is in compliance with the HONcode

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18 Years

Certificate validity: 02 Nov 2017 - Nov 2018

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Date of initial review:

29 Feb 2000

Certificate validity:

02 Nov 2017 - Nov 2018

Date of last visit:

06 Feb 2018
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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.

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Relevance -- Issues that could affect how you manage your own health and that of your family's. Topics include coverage of breaking health news; drug and product launches, recalls, and alerts; health advisories; and expert commentary on managing diseases and conditions and staying healthy.
Clinical Significance -- The latest medical findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals, such as The Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Pediatrics, Diabetes Care, Circulation, and many others.
Trends -- Seasonal interests, such as "Summer Safety," "Allergy Seasons," and "Cold and Flu;" public health awareness, such as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month," and "Healthy Heart Month;" and emerging health trends, such as the latest in nutrition, fitness, disease prevention, healthy living, alternative approaches, and much more.

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

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Migraine Information Page."
Silberstein, S. Neurology, April 24, 2012.
Migraine Research Foundation: "About Migraine."
National Headache Foundation: "Migraine Prevention: A Guide to the Latest Methods and Treatments."
Huntington J. American Family Physician, Oct. 15, 2005.
Epilepsy Action Australia: "Epilepsy and Migraine -- More than just a headache."
News release, FDA.
The Migraine Trust: "Botox for Migraine."
American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education (ACHE): "Preventive Treatments."
American College of Physicians: "Managing Migraine: How to prevent and control migraine headaches."
Silberstein, S. Neurology, Sept. 26, 2000.
University of Berkeley: "Guide to Managing Migraines."
Bastyr Center for Natural Health: "Exercise: A New Migraine Headache Therapy."
Varkey, E. Cephalalgia, 2011.
American Headache Society: "Headache Hygiene Tips."
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Headaches and CAM."
National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."
News release, FDA.

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WebMD Article Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on October 26, 2017

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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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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.
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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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