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Legal Notice

Just in case you were wondering…

Disclaimer About Medical Information

The information and reference materials contained here are intended solely for the general information of the reader. It is not to be used for treatment purposes, but rather for discussion with the patient’s own physician. The information presented here is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of professional medical care. The information contained herein is neither intended to dictate what constitutes reasonable, appropriate or best care for any given health issue, nor is it intended to be used as a substitute for the independent judgement of a physician for any given health issue. The major limitation of informational resources like this web site is the inability to take into account the unique circumstances that define the health issues of the patient. If you have persistent health problems or if you have further questions, please consult your health care provider. All visitors to this and other associated web sites agree to read and abide by the complete terms of this agreement.

Legal Disclaimers

  • This web site does not constitute an attempt to practice medicine.
  • The use of the site does not establish a doctor-patient relationship.
  • Individuals should consult a qualified health care provider for medical advice and answers to personal health questions.
  • While the site attempts to be as accurate as possible, it should not be relied upon as being comprehensive or error-free.
  • This web site is under constant development and changes may be made in the articles and programs at any time.
  • This web site reserves the right to change its disclaimer or privacy policy, so users should review these periodically.

No Medical Advice

The information posted here is not to be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We may answer and post medical questions on this web site solely on our own discretion. The primary responsibility of your disease management plan is with your treating physicians and you should only follow your treating physicians advice. DO NOT change/modify your disease management plan on your own without consulting your treating physicians.

No Warranties

This web site is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness or arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided by this web site or its contributors/employees or its affiliate organizations shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice.

Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site. Under no circumstances shall this web site or anyone involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result directly or indirectly from the use or inability to use the web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site – or that result directly or indirectly from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access.

In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Online Conduct

Visitors agree to use the web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and or Discrimination. Although in the absence of a specific complaint the postings are not monitored for compliance with this provision, in an effort to discourage such conduct, please note that all postings in the Comments area will list the author’s name–no anonymous postings are permitted!

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by this web site or its contributors/employees or those of its affiliated organizations . They are for convenience only.

Link Disclaimer

Links are provided only as an informational resource. Please note that many of the links provided are not on our servers and are not maintained by us or affiliated with any services provided by us. These links are provided simply as a service, and it should not be implied that we recommend, endorse or approve of any of the content at the linked site(s), nor are we responsible for their availability, accuracy or content.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and towards that purpose, maintain our web site by the following principles:

You do not need to disclose personal information to use this web site. No such information is obtained about you unless you choose to submit it to us. For example, if you email us your comments, that identifies your email address or if you fill in web-based questionnaires that may collect some relevant personal information.

We have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information you may provide is confidential and not personally identifiable. You should understand, however, that we cannot guarantee that electronic transmissions via the internet are 100% secure from interception, and thus cannot guarantee the security and confidentiality of this information.

The web server used by this web site collects and saves the default information customarily logged by World Wide Web server software. Our logs contain the following information for each request: date and time, originating IP address and domain name (the unique address assigned to your internet service provider’s computer that connects to the internet), object requested (meaning which pages were viewed), and completion status of the request (how many total pages were viewed). We use these logs to help improve our service by evaluating the “traffic” to our site in terms of number of unique visitors, level of demand, most popular page requests, and types of errors. These logs may be kept for an indefinite amount of time, used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations or other facially valid legal processes, we will not share any information we receive with any parties outside of this web site.

THESE LEGAL NOTICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. The above notice was reviewed on November 2, 2009 and is in force currently. In the event any changes are made to this notice, the amended notice will carry the date it was amended. In addition a link to the original notice will be provided.

If there are any concerns regarding this notice please email us at [email address].

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