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is in compliance with the HONcode

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20 Years

Certificate validity: 30 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

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Date of initial review:

12 Jul 1996

Certificate validity:

30 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Date of last visit:

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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.

Medical Editorial Board

MedicineNet.com content is produced according to a strict multi-step production process that controls an article from the initial data to final publication.

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The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the MedicineNet Site!

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We may collect "Non-Personal Information" - information that cannot be used by us to identify you - via Cookies, Web Beacons, WebMD mobile device applications and from external sources, even if you have not registered with or provided any Personal Information to WebMD.

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American Liver Foundation: "Hep C 1, 2, 3: Diagnosis, Treatment & Support", "Hepatitis C in Children", "How Can I Prevent Giving Hepatitis C?", "Who Should Get Tested for Hepatitis C?"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): "Hepatitis C FAQs for Health Professionals"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): "Hepatitis C Information for Health Professionals."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): "Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should Get Tested."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): "Viral Hepatitis"
FDA: "Viral Hepatitis."
Gastroenterology & Hepatology: "Management of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients."
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C."
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Hepatitis C."
World Health Organization (WHO): "Hepatitis C."

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Reviewed by John A. Daller, MD on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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What are the side effects of ACE inhibitors?

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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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