Certificate of compliance

NIHSeniorHealth

is in compliance with the HONcode

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11 Years

Certificate validity: 02 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct117410

Date of initial review:

29 Jul 2005

Certificate validity:

02 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

Date of last visit:

02 Mar 2017
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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.

The content is developed by subject matter experts at the information centers (ICs) of the National Institutes of Health. The Stephanie Dailey at the National Institute on Aging maintains the topics and works with the ICs to update the content every two years. Each topic includes the IC that maintains the topic in the lower right corner of the navigation bar on every page of the topic.

NIHSeniorHealth features authoritative and up-to-date health information from Institutes and Centers at NIH. In addition, the American Geriatrics Society provides expert and independent review of some of the material found on this Web site.
 

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Medical Information: It is not the intention of NLM to provide specific medical advice, but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health and their diagnosed disorders. Specific medical advice will not be provided, and NLM urges you to consult with a qualified physician for diagnosis and for answers to your personal questions.
 

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides this Web site as a public service. We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you when you visit our Web sites unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do collect some data about your visit to our Web site to help us better understand how the public uses the site and how to make it more helpful. NLM never collects information for commercial marketing or any purpose unrelated to NLM's functions.
Type of Information Collected
When you visit any Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. NLM automatically collects and temporarily stores the following type of information about your visit:
Internet address and domain from which you visited the NLM Web site
Information about the operating system and browser used
Date and time of the visit
Pages visited
Internet address of the Web site that connected you to the NLM Web site
Words searched
 

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

The information in this topic was provided by the National Eye Institute
 

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Last reviewed: June 2016
 

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Choosing the right medication, medication dose, and treatment plan should be based on a person's individual needs and medical situation, and done under an expert’s care. Only an expert clinician can help you decide whether the medicine’s ability to help is worth the risk of a side effect. Your doctor may try several medicines before finding the right one.
 

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Link to a contact form on the NLM website.

Contact Us
 

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NIHSeniorHealth Accessibility
The National Library of Medicine is making every effort to ensure that the information available on our Web site is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know.
nihseniorhealth.gov/accessibility.html

 

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This site was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
 

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Pop-Up Advertisements: When visiting our Web site, your Web browser may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other Web sites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. The National Library of Medicine does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement on your computer screen while visiting our site.
 

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 HONcode's significance

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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