Certificate of compliance

The Stroke Network

is in compliance with the HONcode

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14 Years

Certificate validity 08 Oct 2014 - Oct 2015

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

26 Oct 2000

Certificate validity

08 Oct 2014 - Oct 2015

Date of last visit:

14 Oct 2014
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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.

Our Staff

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The StrokeNet Blog is moderated by the CEO.

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something
you have read in this forum, or on any related web site! Advice given in any of our
forums, chat and blogs is the opinion of the individual posting it, and not necessarily the
opinion of The Stroke Network.

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The advice offered on The Stroke Network (StrokeNet) Message Board is for
informational and support purposes only. This advice 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.

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Privacy Policy

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

This site makes the chat room and message board forums and organization’s
blog, StrokeNet Blog, available to its members and visitors. Please remember
that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information
and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
information. Our Guestbook is open for display and available to the public for

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

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

Collaborative platforms:

Attribution - the source of the content
1. All contributors must provide references (links for ex.) to the health/medical
information they provide.
a. Contributors must distinguish whether their comments are from personal
experience or opinion, 3rd party information, etc.
i. What is meant by personal experience is anything the person has
undergone himself/herself.

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Original date 3/1/96 Revised 9/18/14

(03 Oct 2014) - Link

Collaborative platforms:
All posts are dated

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Our headquarters is located in Maryland. Our mailing address is:
The Stroke Network, Inc.
PO Box 492 Abingdon, MD 21009
Steve Mallory
Founder, President & CEO

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

The Stroke Network is a 501(c) non-profit charity. That being said, all sources of revenue depend on fundraising and by individual contributions, namely donations. All funds come from these resources. It should be noted that there are no conflicts of interest between our volunteer staff or Board of Directors. Below are details of fundraising events. Donations can be made by clicking on the Donations button above.
bullet Golf Tournament
bullet Shrimp and Bullroast
bullet Survivor Run
bullet Fundraising Thermometer

(15 Sep 2014) - Link

Our website hosts ads and links. We do not control ads content and our editorial content is free
of any commercial influence.

(15 Sep 2014) - 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 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.

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