Certificate of compliance

MOST (Mothers of Supertwins)

is in compliance with the HONcode

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4 Years

Certificate validity 06 Jul 2012 - Jul 2014

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct582645

Date of initial review:

06 Dec 2007

Certificate validity

06 Jul 2012 - Jul 2014

Date of last visit:

06 Jul 2012
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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.

MOST Professional Advisory Board
Amy Alvarez-Perez, MD - Anesthesiologist, Medical Director, Sterling Surgical Center, NY
Tuvia Blechman, MD - Chief of Neonatology, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Howard County General Hospital, John Hopkins School of Medicine MD
Jennifer Brout, Ed.M, PsyD - Clinical Child Psychologist/Founder of Positive Solutions of New York
Sharon Buckwald, MD - Neonatologist Pitt County Memorial Hospital, NC
Leland M. Deane, MD - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Long Island Plastic Surgery, NY
Sean M. Doolan, ...
 

(28 May 2012) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), all participants on the MOST forums and other interactive features of the MOST website are required to be 13-years of age or older. Participants should assume that other participants are not medical professionals by default, and any health professional who gives medical information must clearly indicate his or her status as a medical professional. See our forum information page for specifics on qualifications for the MOST Family Support Forums.
When participants register for the MOST forums, they can create deta...

(28 May 2012) - Link

Note however, that information on this site is not intended to replace the advice of qualified health care providers.
 

(28 May 2012) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Information in postings on the MOST website is not meant to replace the advice of a health professional; therefore MOST advises all forum participants not to make treatment decisions based on information posted to the forums or received in related communications without the guidance of a qualified health care provider.

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

MOST Professional Advisory Board
Amy Alvarez-Perez, MD - Anesthesiologist, Medical Director, Sterling Surgical Center, NY
Tuvia Blechman, MD - Chief of Neonatology, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Howard County General Hospital, John Hopkins School of Medicine MD
Jennifer Brout, Ed.M, PsyD - Clinical Child Psychologist/Founder of Positive Solutions of New York
Sharon Buckwald, MD - Neonatologist Pitt County Memorial Hospital, NC
Leland M. Deane, MD - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Long Island Plastic Surgery, NY
Sean M. Doolan, ...
 

(28 May 2012) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Postings that reference health/medical information that is not related to the poster’s personal experience must also provide proper reference, links, and/or citation. (Personal experience refers to any symptom, test, treatment, etc. that the person or a close family member has undergone himself/herself.)

(28 May 2012) - Link

Last updated: 8/21/11
 

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

MOST requires that all participants, including moderators, disseminate only information that is true and correct to the best of their knowledge, and that they behave at all times with respect and honesty.

(28 May 2012) - Link

MOST (Mothers of Supertwins)
P.O. Box 306
East Islip, NY 11730-0306
(631) 859-1110
Fax: (631) 859-3580
 

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How is MOST Funded?
Revenue for MOST (Mothers of Supertwins) may be derived from:
Corporate sponsor grant Alere LLC
Project grants from private foundations
Direct donations from multiple birth families and individual supporters
Sponsorship opportunities such as publication of parenting booklets, survey and marketing material distribution, member database searches, MOST events, continuing education for professionals, public outreach programs, speaking engagements, and more.
Advertisements on the MOST website and MOST’s free email newslett...
 

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Collaborative platforms:

The MOST Forums, Stories from the Heart blog, and other features are moderated by MOST staff members and volunteers who check them each week to ensure compliance with these terms of agreement. Moderators are required to read and understand these terms of agreement, are given training on how to use the forum and blog software by MOST, as well as training on key communication skills as part of the MOST Volunteer Training Program.
Moderators must be members of MOST for 1-year in good standing and parents of multiple births. Like all other participants, moderators are identified by t...

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Advertisers do not influence any of our editorial decisions
 

(28 May 2012) - Link

All advertisements must clearly identify the advertiser
by trademark or signature, and all advertising
that appears on the MOST website and MOST e-
News will be clearly distinguished from editorial content
through the use of the terms “Advertisement”,
“Advertisor”, “Affiliate Program”, or “Sponsor.”
 

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Terms of Agreement for the MOST Forums and Other Interactive Features of the MOST Website MOST Family Support Forums
Below are specific terms of agreement related to use of the:
MOST Family Support Forums
MOST Stories from the Heart Blog
Other Interactive Features
These terms provide rules governing the use of those forums in conjunction with the MOST Website Terms of Use and MOST Privacy Policy. We encourage participants to familiarize themselves with all 3 policies.
This policy has the following sections:
Disclaimer (...

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