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Online Policies 

Welcome to BaylorHealth.com, Baylor Health Care System's (Baylor Health) source for health-related information on the Internet. The information provided on our Web site is presented as and is intended for educational purposes and general knowledge for consumers wanting to learn about healthcare-related topics.

This site offers comprehensive health information, but BaylorHealth.com cannot answer questions about your specific medical conditions or your treatments and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice or treatment. If you have questions or concerns about your specific medical conditions we strongly recommend that you talk to your personal physician or medical professional. The information in this Web site should not be used in the place of a call, visit, or consultation with your physician. On-line health services and health information cannot replace a health professional-patient relationship, and you should always consult with a professional for diagnosis and treatment of any specific health problems. In the event of an emergency, contact your local emergency service or seek immediate medical care at an emergency department.

Baylor Health wants you to feel as secure as possible when you are visiting our Web site and using our services. Our on-line policies describe our terms of use, privacy statements, content review policy, what information we collect, and your choices as user of our site. Click on the individual areas below to learn more about our specific policies.

Site Ownership and Terms of Use

We have disclosed the "Site Ownership" and "Terms of Use" for this site. You have the right to know who owns this site and understand the terms and conditions for our Web site. Please read this agreement entirely and carefully prior to using the BaylorHealth.com Web site. By accessing our site, you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this section.

Privacy Policy

Baylor Health Care System is dedicated to protecting the privacy of our Web site users. Our privacy policy informs you of how we maintain your confidentiality and privacy on this site. We encourage you to learn what types of data are collected and how we protect that data. It is our policy to never share personal information that can be used to identify you with any company without your consent.

Content and Editorial Policy

Our editorial policy outlines the evaluation process all health information content goes through. We want you to rely on us as a trustworthy, quality resource of health information.