User Agreement


Terms & Conditions

Please read this agreement entirely and carefully before using Sentara's Web site. By accessing this Web site, you agree to the terms and conditions that follow. You are invited to check the user agreement and privacy policy from time to time, as this information is updated on a periodic basis. Reference the bottom of each respective page for the date of the most recent update.

Also see Sentara's Web Site Privacy Statement


General Use
The Web site is not engaged in the practice of medicine. Any information and advice on the Web site is given on a generalized, generic basis, and is not specific to any individual patient's condition. Use of this Web site is helpful in making sure you are informed about health care issues. However, online health services and health information content cannot replace a health professional-patient relationship, and you should always consult with a professional for diagnosis and treatment of your specific health problems. You should not disregard any advice or treatment from such professionals based on your interpretation of what you may read on this Web site.

Sentara's Liability
You understand and agree that because the Sentara Healthcare Web site Services are available free of charge to you, Sentara will not be liable to you for any damages you may incur resulting from your use of the Web site or any other Web sites whose links are on Your use of the Web site Services and third party Web sites is solely at your own risk.

Links to Other Web sites
The Web site includes electronic links over the Internet to various Web sites run by third parties, such as other health information providers, advertisers, and sponsors. These links are available at your option for your convenience to allow you to further expand your information.

Sentara attempts to select third parties that are good sources of additional information and are reputable, however does not endorse them. Please note that your use of other Web sites is at your own risk.

Online Conduct

You agree not to use this service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. Sentara reserves the right to deny access to any part of this service at its sole discretion. You are personally responsible for the material that you send.

Consents & Copyrights

All trademark, logo or copyrighted material contained within these pages is the sole property of Sentara Healthcare. Any reproduction or redistribution of this material beyond personal use is prohibited without the express written consent of Sentara Healthcare. Any reproduction of illustrations or photographs appearing on these pages beyond personal use is strictly prohibited, unless prior written authorization is obtained from Sentara Healthcare.


Sentara has taken the appropriate precautions to protect information sent over the Internet. Sentara's Web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of any information under our control. Sentara employs strict security measures to safeguard transactions that take place over the Internet. Any personal information is stored in a secure database and sent and received by a secure, encrypted Internet channel.


If you have comments or suggestions, please refer to “Request More Information”

Also see Sentara's Web Site Privacy Statement

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