Disclaimers and Policies
The Access to Health Information blog’s goal is to realize the vision of universal access to relevant, reliable and up-to-date information on health. The information provided on this blog is for educational and knowledge-sharing purposes only.
Information on this blog should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Individuals should always seek the advice of a qualified medical professional with any questions they have about medical conditions.
To promote increased access to information about disease prevention, you are encouraged to share the blog’s content with others, provided that the blog editor, Juan Ramos, and the Access to Health Information blog are credited, and you provide a link to the blog. The blog’s “content” refers to the summary descriptions of health and medical articles.
This blog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permission to read, download, copy, print, link to, distribute and use (with attribution) this blog’s content is explicitly granted.
All articles cited throughout the blog are available online and open access, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Please refer to individual articles, as some restrict distribution to non-commercial use only.
The Access to Health Information blog does not receive any financial funding from individuals, government agencies, private companies or donors. The blog editor position is strictly voluntary.
The blog does not accept any form of advertisements. It receives no funding from advertisements or from any discussion or mention of commercial content. However, because this is a free WordPress.com blog, occasionally WordPress.com will run advertising banners to support its free features and services. The Access to Health Information blog does not endorse these advertisements.
The Access to Health Information blog is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors. Visitors may have general access to the blog without providing any personal identifiable information or being required to register. The blog does not collect any personal health or medical information.