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- Editorial Policy
- Advertising Policy (if applicable)
- Posting Guidelines & Membership Policy (community policy)
- Liability Policy
Please read and review these Terms of Service carefully before accessing any part of this Web site. By accessing or using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to the Terms of Service of this site as they are listed below. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, you may not access or use the site. healthEspace reserves the right to make changes to these terms at any time and the continued use of healthEspace constitutes an acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and services. Access to the most current version of our Terms of Service will be available on every page. You are encouraged to review the Terms of Service regularly and if at any time, you do not agree with any changes made, you may terminate your membership with healthEspace. Any access to the site after changes are in effect will be viewed as agreement to the new Terms of Service.
Contents of the site:
The content of this site was created explicitly for informational or educational use. The site and its contents are not intended to replace medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from medical professionals. In the case of a serious medical emergency, please call your doctor or 911 immediately. Relying on information provided on this site is done so at your own risk and healthEspace is not liable for the way in which you utilize the content of the healthEspace Web site. For more information regarding this matter, see our Liability Policy.
All content found on healthEspace and available through its services is owned by healthEspace and protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret laws, other proprietary rights, and international treaties and may have security components that protect digital information. Use of the site’s contents is permitted as long as the purpose of utilization is personal and non-commercial. You may print, download, and store the contents and information of this site so long as you do not distribute, republish, sell, mine, or misuse any of the content, or exploit the content for commercial gain. For information on obtaining permission to license or reproduce content from healthEspace or for procedures for making claims of copyright infringement, see our Copyright Policy.
healthEspace includes content created by the healthEspace staff, content commissioned by medical professionals, as well as user-submitted content contained in the community section of the site. The content of the site, with the exception of the community section, may be reviewed by medical professionals.. For more information, see our Editorial Policy.
healthEspace does not endorse any medical practice, procedure, approach, or treatment and this site is not sponsored by any third-party companies or organizations. healthEspace is not sponsored in order to maintain editorial independence in the creation of site content. For more information, see our Advertising Policy.
All materials and content provided to users by healthEspace through its services is property of or licensed by healthEspace and is protected by copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary rights. healthEspace respects the intellectual property of others and requires that suppliers and site users do the same. However, if you believe that healthEspace or its affiliates has utilized material in a manner that constitutes infringement of copyrighted work, one may provide notice to healthEspace so long as particular information is included in the provided notice, including:
A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the copyright or the signature of a person legally authorized to act on behalf of the owner must be included, as well as a description of the copyrighted work and infringing activity. A description of the original publication or where an authorized copy may be found, so that healthEspace may locate the work is also necessary. In addition, statements made by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and, under penalty of perjury, that the information provided to healthEspace is accurate and complete, and that you are the owner of the copyright or legally authorized to act on behalf of the owner. Please include your name, address, telephone, and electronic mail address to allow healthEspace to respond to your notice.