About HONCode of Conduct for Medical and Health Web Sites
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HONCode of Conduct for Medical and Health Web Sites
Web sites assigned the Health on the Net Foundation Code of Conduct (HONcode) meet two criteria: Web site developers adhere to basic ethical standards in the presentation of information and readers know the source and purpose of the data presented. Intended to help standardize the reliability of medical and health information available on the Web. The HONcode is not an award system and does not rate the quality of sites.