Medical Disclaimer

Intention / Use of Website

This agreement can be modified by (“BBRG”) at any time, and any such modification will be effective immediately upon posting.

By accessing and using this website, you assent to these terms and conditions.

Health Content

This website does not provide medical advice.

Some information on the site is written by health care providers affiliated with BBRG and its affiliates, and outside sources provide some content.

This website’s content, such as graphics, images, text, and all other materials, is provided for reference and educational purposes only. The content is not meant to be complete or exhaustive or apply to any specific individual’s medical condition.

BBRG assumes no duty to correct or update the website or resolve or clarify any inconsistent information that might be a part of the website. This website contains health or medically related materials that can be considered sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, do not use this website.

This website is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice. It should not be used to make a diagnosis or replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s judgment. Users should not rely on this website for emergency medical treatment. This website’s content is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or another medical care provider and follow their advice without delay, regardless of anything read on this website.


You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site. You understand and agree that Partners HealthCare and its affiliates, including, are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by you or any user.

BBRG cannot warrant that access to the site will be error- or virus-free and does not guarantee against unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website.

BBRG does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you are under 18, please consult a parent or guardian to use this website.

Accuracy and Timeliness

Although we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, BBRG disclaims any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, completeness of the content, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. BBRG also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this website, any page, or any functionality at any time and without any notice.

External Links

To provide website users with other helpful information, the BBRG website contains links to other websites. However, BBRG provides no authority over external organizations’ websites, and this policy does not apply to external sites that are provided as links. Pages of external websites might have different terms of use. Mass General provides links to certain external websites as a convenience to visitors of its website; the existence of a link is not intended to be and should not be taken as an endorsement by BBRG of any product or service that may be available through such external websites.


All copyrightable text, graphics, design, selection, and information arrangements in this website are copyrighted by BBRG unless otherwise noted. View the Copyright Notice.


By using the BBRG website, you agree to the acceptance of the Website Privacy Policy.

We will review this disclaimer frequently and reserve the right to revise it periodically. If we make changes to this policy, we will post the updated policy here.