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MedicineHow Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use of the MedicineHow website may be updated from time to time without notice. You will always be able to view the most current version by clicking on a link at the bottom of any page on the MedicineHow website. By using the MedicineHow website, you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use, do not use this website.


The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

While every effort is made to publish the correct and update information, the medical research is constantly changing and there are varied opinions amongst health professionals. The information is provided for informational purposes only on an “as-is” basis.

Please consult your health care provider before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. MedicineHow expressly disclaims responsibility, and shall have no liability, for any damages, loss, injury, or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of your reliance on the information contained in this site. MedicineHow does not endorse specifically any test, treatment, or procedure mentioned on the site.

Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the content available on the MedicineHow website is protected under international intellectual property laws, including copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by us or our licensors, you agree not to sell, rewrite, modify, reproduce, redistribute, create derivative works, or rent any information presented to you through this website, in whole or in part.

You may view information provided through the website online, download individual articles to your computer or mobile device for later reading or print a copy of an article for yourself. You may not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all of our other rights not granted in these Terms of Use.

Questions or Concerns about Our Terms of Use

For questions or concerns about these terms of use, please send an email to

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it and don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

Like most website operators, MedicineHow collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. This is to better understand how our visitors use the website and we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate occasionally. We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. MedicineHow uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the MedicineHow website, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads appearing on any of our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by MedicineHow and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.