Terms of Use


By reading this blog, you agree not to use this blog as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or others, including but not limited to patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any medical issues that you may be having. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast or blog. Under no circumstances shall this blog or any contributors to the blog be responsible for damages arising from use of the blog.

Furthermore, this blog should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the blog.

This blog are the own opinions of the authors and do not represent the views or opinions of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC).

Blog Comments

We invite comments on Ohio State University Medical Center sponsored blogs because we believe that open conversation must occur to change the future of health care and improve peoples’ lives.

If you are seeking specific medical advice, please contact a doctor’s office or call 911 in the case of an emergency.

We encourage open, honest, and authentic conversation. Please use your real name and email address.

We moderate all comments received. Your comment will be deleted if it:

  1. Contains Profanity;
  2. Is selling or promoting a commercial product;
  3. Is spam;
  4. Contains material that is unlawful, hateful, threatening, harassing, abusive, or slanderous (determined by OSU Medical Center);
  5. Contains copyrighted material or material that belongs to someone else; or
  6. Contains Private Health Information or other confidential information that is not your own.

We do not typically share individual user information with third parties; however, we will disclose user information as required by law or in circumstances were we believe the comments indicate a situation that could be illegal, harmful, or dangerous to persons or property.

Advertising Policy

In the interests of supporting the long-term financial feasibility of this blog, advertising may be posted on this website. Advertisements will never be accepted from organizations who sell medications, devices, or other products that could create a conflict-of-interest. All advertisements are clearly identified and presented as unobtrusively as possible.

Currently we have no advertisements

Privacy Notice

This blog is HIPAA compliant. While you may give your email address to subscribe to the website posts or to post information on the website/blog, we will never share your email address or contact information with any third parties without your explicit permission.

the above disclaimer was adapted from http://www.aliem.com/about/disclaimer-privacy-copyright/

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

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