Disclaimer

Revised September 30, 2011

Medical Content

The content of the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine web site, including text, graphics, images, information obtained from contributors and all other content, is offered on an informational basis only. No content is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should always seek the advice and guidance of a qualified health provider before:

  1. Making any adjustment to any medication or treatment protocol you are currently using.
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  3. Starting any new medication or treatment protocol, whether or not it was discussed on the Foundation's web site.

Information on this site is "generally informational" and not as specifically applicable to any individual's medical problem(s), concerns and/or needs.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or your local health emergency service immediately. If you choose to utilize any information provided by the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine, the writers or any other employees of the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine, you do so solely at your own risk.

This site may contain health and medical-related materials which some may find sexually explicit and personally offensive. It is the nature of a medical site that frank talk about, and discussions on, a variety of topics may occur. The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine will attempt to moderate discussions and review content. From time to time, however, there may be articles and/or discussions which some people find offensive. Entry into the Foundation's web site, and all the areas of this site, constitutes acceptance of this risk.

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine is fully compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.  No medical records will be asked for nor will any medical records be released by the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine.

Liability

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When using the web site, information is transmitted in ways beyond the control of the Foundation. The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine assumes no liability for the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information in connection with use of the web site.

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Note

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine is not associated with the former Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine.