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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Internet Drug News
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Internet Drug News
Web address:http://www.coreynahman.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct337777
Date of initial review: 15 Sep 2008
Validity of certificate25 May 2011 - May 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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.

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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
This site is published by Corey Nahman, a registered pharmacist in the Sate of New York.
I scour the internet and harvest relevant data. I am able to screen out fluff and hype and screen in relevant data based on my 26 years industry experience as a pharmacist, pharmaceutical sales representative, pharmaceutical ad executive, pharmaceutical publishing executive and scholar of the pharmaceutical industry as it relates to spending 2 -3 hours per day reading pharmaceutical data via trade journals and internet sites and attending weekly continuing education events such as medical grand rou...
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The mission of this site is to provide recent pharmaceutical news and information
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Audience: The website is intended to lay people, academicians, pharmacists and pharmacy students and other clinicians and scholars, journalists, policy makers and governmental bodies.
http://coreynahman.com/site-mission-statement.html
 
people, academicians, pharmacists and pharmacy students and other clinicians and scholars, journalists, policy makers and governmental bodies.
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Purpose of the website
If you have a question about a drug that you are taking or if you think you are experiencing a side effect from a drug that you are taking you must get in touch with the doctor who prescribed the drug or the pharmacist who dispensed it to you, not us.

Never take a drug without a doctor's prescription.
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3. Confidentiality
Unlike some other pharmaceutical/medical Web-Sites:
- We do not identify or track individual users.
- We do not harvest or record individual customer data.
- We occasionally look at IP addresses to determine where
our traffic originates e.g. - how many visitors from AOL?
- We occasionally look at referring URL's to see who is linking
to us.

We will never harvest, share, sell, donate or distribute
your e-mail address for any reason (unless you give us
written permission) when you send us feedback or fill
out a survey or e-mail ...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
At all times, the information on this site shall be footnoted with the source(s) of published information, date and medical and health pages provided.
http://www.coreynahman.com/
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.

Drug Information Databases:
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Each posting is dated
 
This Page Last Updated: 12/20/2009


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5. Justification of claims
Personal opinion website
I am proud to be a pharmaceutical sales representative. It's a cool job, it pays well and the customers and management treat me with respect. So by writing this web site I get to communicate with thousands of people each year and show them the positive side of things.

I make a little money off this site. I make enough to pay for the upkeep on this site and keep my computer and software up-to-date. But it's mostly a hobby.

I recommend things that I have used or would use myself because I worry about my reputation. Here are three products that I personally endors...
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6. User support and adequation

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Our site is supported by advertiser revenue.
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8. Advertising policy
All ads are properly labeled as such. If you have any questions regarding how we make money please e-mail the webmaster with your questions. You will notice a variety of ads throughout the site from the following advertising partners:
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This site is supported by click advertisements, banner advertisements and affiliate arrangements. All ads are properly labeled as such.
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