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Mediscuss provides general information and discussion about medicine, health and related topics. The information and content provided in this website, or in any linked resources, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader has a medical concern, they should consult a physician, registered medical practitioner or other healthcare workers.
Medical care is a complex process and cannot be generalized. The individualized medical advice given by your doctor after examining you supercedes all the information given on this website. Please do not ignore the professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website or in any linked resources. If you think you may have a medical emergency, go to the nearest hospital immediately.
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Disclaimer Regarding Medical Advice
The Principal author provides the Site and anyservices, information, opinions, content, references and links to other knowledge resources (collectively, “Content”) for informational purposes only. The Author does not provide any medical advice on the Site.
Accessing, reading or otherwise using the Site does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and the Principal author or other authors. Providing personal or medical information to the Principal author or other authors does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and the Principal author or other authors.
Nothing contained in the Site is intended to establish a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a trained physician or health care professional, or otherwise to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
You hereby agree that you shall not make any medical or health-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site. You should not rely on any information contained in the Site and related materials in making medical, health-related or other decisions. You should consult a trained and registered physician or other appropriately trained healthcare workers in your community in all matters relating to your health.
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The Content may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current or up-to-date. Similar to any printed materials, the Content may become out-of-date. The Author undertakes no obligation to update any Content on the Site. The Principal author may update the Content at any time without notice, based on the Principal author’s sole and absolute discretion. The Principal author reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the Content at any time without notice.
Opinions expressed in the Site are not necessarily those of the Principal author or authors. Any opinions of the Principal author have been considered in the context of certain conditions and subject to assumptions that cannot necessarily be applied to an individual case or particular circumstance. The Content may not and should not be used or relied upon for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, use in or in connection with any legal proceeding.
From time to time, the Site may contain health– or medical-related information that is sexually explicit. If you find this information offensive, you may not want to use the Site.
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This Site is open to the public. You should consider comments carefully and do not post any information or ideas that you would like to keep private. By uploading or otherwise making available any information to the Principal author in the form of user generated comments or otherwise, you grant the Principal author the unlimited, perpetual right to distribute, display, publish, reproduce, reuse and copy the information contained therein.
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The Principal author is not responsible for the content of any linked or otherwise connected websites. The Principal author does not make any representations or guarantees regarding the privacy practices of, or the content or accuracy of materials included in, any linked or third party websites. The inclusion of third-party advertisements on the Site does not constitute an endorsement, guarantee, or recommendation. The Principal author makes no representations and/or guarantees regarding any product or service contained therein.
Disclaimer of All Warranties
Content made available on this Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Under no circumstances, as a result of your use of the Site, will the Principal author or authors be liable to you or to any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages under any legal theory, including, without limitation, tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
The Site is intended for persons 18 years or older. Persons under the age of 18 should not access, use and/or browse the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Principal author and authors harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party as a result of (1) any content posted or made available by you on this Site, (2) any violation of law that occurs by you through the Site, and/or (3) anything that you do with the use of the Site and/or the Content contained therein.
The Principal author may modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement in whole or in part at any time for any reason without any notice to you, based on their discretion. Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and shall become binding when published online on the Site.
You accept that this Agreement represents the entire understanding between you and the Principal author concerning use of the Site.
Created on: 29 April 2018
Last updated on 26 July 2018