Terms of Use

This site is an online information and communications service provided by CHRISTUS Health and is subject to all of the terms and disclaimers below. Read them. In accessing or using this site, you agree to all of the terms and disclaimers, which are intended to be fully effective and binding upon CHRISTUS Health and site users.

Medical Information Disclaimer

The information provided on the CHRISTUS Health site is obtained from various medical and health care authorities. If you have any concerns about specific information that appears on this site, please contact your personal physician or other healthcare provider promptly regarding its effect on your individual health. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED NOR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE.

It is not the purpose of this site to provide information as to self-management of a particular disease or physical ailment. You should never ignore or neglect medical, psychiatric, psychological, or behavioral health care advice because of something you have read on this site. Nothing contained on the CHRISTUS Health site is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or as a substitute for consultation with a qualified health care professional.

No Warranties or Representations

Information accessed through this site is provided "AS IS" and without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose are hereby excluded. CHRISTUS Health makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the content on this site and CHRISTUS Health assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the site.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall CHRISTUS Health, its members, affiliated entities and physicians, employees, directors, agents, or any other parties involved in the creation, production or delivery of the site, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of this site.

Availability of Product or Service

Despite the fact that this site may be accessed from locations where CHRISTUS Health does not do business, CHRISTUS Health does not represent that it is doing business in those locations, or that its services or products will be available in any particular state, country or jurisdiction. This site is not targeted to users in any particular locality. In accessing this site you agree and understand that this site and anything contained on this site will not be used to establish personal jurisdiction over CHRISTUS Health in locations where it is not currently doing business.


The information and materials found on this site are copyrighted by CHRISTUS Health and may be downloaded and/or reprinted for personal use only. CHRISTUS Health permits users of this site to reproduce, retransmit or reprint for such users' own personal use (and for such personal use only) part or all of any document or image on this site. All other reproduction, retransmission or reprinting of all or part of any document or image found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless CHRISTUS Health has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit or reprint the materials.


The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of CHRISTUS Health appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise indicate CHRISTUS Health's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without the express written permission of CHRISTUS Health.

Resource Links Disclaimer

CHRISTUS Health provides these links to other web sites solely as a convenient service for users of the CHRISTUS web site. CHRISTUS Health does not exercise control over the content of these sites or any succeeding links, other than those established and maintained on behalf of CHRISTUS Health. The listing of these sites reflects neither an endorsement nor recommendation by CHRISTUS Health of any information or opinions that may be found within them. CHRISTUS Health urges users to exercise diligence before following any guidance or recommendations obtained online.


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