Certificate of compliance

Healthline Networks

is in compliance with the HONcode

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8 Years

Certificate validity: 05 Oct 2016 - Oct 2017

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

14 Nov 2007

Certificate validity:

05 Oct 2016 - Oct 2017

Date of last visit:

09 May 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.

Editorial Team

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

On the footer of every page of the website.

Healthline content is strictly informational and should not be considered medical advice. See a certified medical professional for diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

Privacy Policy

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

Links provided in the content
Name of the author and reviewer provided on the top of articles

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

Written by Jacquelyn Cafasso
Medically Reviewed on October 27, 2014 by George Krucik, MD, MBA

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

Written by Jacquelyn Cafasso
Medically Reviewed on October 27, 2014 by George Krucik, MD, MBA

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

All information about drugs is provided

Albuterol Side Effects

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

On the footer of every page of the website

Your feedback is important to us.
Whether you have a question about our content, feedback about our site, or if you’d like to advertise on Healthline.com, get in touch. While we can’t respond to all inquiries, we do incorporate feedback when possible to make our site more relevant and useful to people like you

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

The reality is that funding from our advertisers allows us to cover more conditions and provide more powerful experiences, including video, animations and input from a range of experts. Be assured that we’re absolutely inflexible about our editorial autonomy. Other than input about broad topic areas, we never allow sponsors to influence the content we create.

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

ok ads are clearly defined

(17 Sep 2015) - Link

However, we are absolutely inflexible about our editorial autonomy and we never allow funding to influence the content we create.

(17 Sep 2015) - Link

When content is provided by or influenced by a named sponsor, we take meaningful steps to ensure our users will not confuse that sponsored content with Healthline’s own original editorial content. Editorial content sponsored by an advertiser — known as, native advertising, branded content, or advertorial — is subject to our editorial policy and is reviewed by our editorial staff. We distinguish content that is influenced in any way by a sponsor by identifying it with one of the following labels: “advertisement,” "sponsored by," "from our sponsor," “sponsored resource,” “paid post,” “brought to you by,” or “from our partners.”

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

In every instance, we maintain a distinct separation between advertisements and editorial content. All ads on Healthline.com are clearly and unambiguously identified as such.

(05 Oct 2016) - Link

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.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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