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Please read this Terms of Use and Privacy Agreement (“Agreement”) carefully before using www.vhfclinic.com and www.vhfclinic.org (“Website”), an Internet site maintained by the Harvard Health Publications (“Harvard Health”) Division of Harvard Medical School. Your use of the Website is subject to your acceptance of this Agreement.

Harvard Health has created this Terms of Usage and Privacy Statement to help demonstrate its commitment to privacy. This Statement describes Harvard Health’s information gathering and dissemination practices for the Website.

Privacy and California “Shine the Light” Notice

Personally identifiable information such as name, address, or e-mail address of visitors to the Website, or the health interests of those visitors, is never collected.

General Compliance with Laws

All users shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding use of the Website.


This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section. Harvard Health’s failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive Harvard Health’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between Harvard Health and users of the Website with respect to the subject matter hereof.