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Barnabas Health does not give medical advice via its websites or social medical sites and will not respond to patient-specific clinical questions posted on this site. This site is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, nor is the information provided herein intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or other health care provider. Use of this website shall not constitute establishment of a physician/patient or clinical relationship with any individual, nor establishment of or offer to enter into a business relationship with any institution or organization. Any questions that you may have regarding the diagnosis, care or treatment of a medical condition or any products described in this web site should be directed to your physician. If you are seeking specific medical advice, please contact your physician or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
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Barnabas Health reserves the ultimate right to edit or delete any comments deemed inappropriate for the blog and its readers including terminating a user’s access to the blog feature upon any breach of the following terms and conditions.
The following types of comments will be deleted or edited by moderators:
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- Off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promotion of events, groups, pages, websites, organizations, and programs not related to or affiliated with Barnabas Health).
- Comments which use foul language or “hate speech” (racial, ethnic or gender bashing language).
- Material posted that is unlawful, obscene, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous or embarrassing to any person or entity determined by Barnabas Health in its sole discretion.
- Personal attacks or defamatory comments (i.e., making negative personal comments about a fellow commenter), instead of just criticizing his/her posting, opinion, or comments.
- Comments that violate the privacy of our patients and their families.
- Participants will not evaluate, endorse or recommend any particular health care providers, medications or treatments.
Additionally, Barnabas Health retains the right to edit or delete any communications posted on this site, regardless of whether such communications violate the above standards.
All links to other websites found linked from these blogs/ communities are provided as a service to readers, but such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by Barnabas Health, and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
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