TurnFirst Foundation Content Policy
TurnFirst Foundation may revise and update this policy at any time.
The TurnFirst Foundation (“TurnFirst”) goal is to provide support to help the newly diagnosed and their families be better prepared to take on the physical and emotional challenges of MS, advocate for themselves, and set a course to lead fulfilling and productive lives. TurnFirst is a unique partnership, driven by top MS specialists and patients to provide a single, trusted resource for learning about and living with MS. TurnFirst has first-hand knowledge of the challenges that face newly diagnosed patients and have created this resource for them, their families, and their medical team to understand MS, explore their treatment options, connect with others, and find additional resources.
This site does NOT provide medical advice
The contents of this site, including text, graphics, images, information and other material contained on the site ("content") are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider for any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this site.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately. TurnFirst does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this site. Reliance on any information provided by TurnFirst, others appearing on the site at the invitation of TurnFirst, or other visitors to the site is solely at your own risk. We will include content and/or information provided by third parties. By clicking on certain links within the site, you may leave the TurnFirst site for another website ("Third Party Sites") which TurnFirst neither owns nor controls. TurnFirst shall not be liable to you for your use of a Third Party Sites.
TurnFirst original content is created or reviewed by healthcare professionals and qualified medical writers. This content is reviewed by medical doctors and/or other relevant experts to ensure accuracy. As such, content may incorporate the professional medical opinions of the authors and reviewers.
Public domain content
TurnFirst uses content that is available in the public domain. When required, this content will reflect the source of the information. Some public domain content is repurposed with no changes to the original and will be sourced accordingly. Other public domain content has been edited to remove information that is not relevant to the topic or reformatted to make the information more consumable will be sourced as ‘Adapted From:’. In addition, some public domain content has been rewritten to remove the use of the third person and clinical jargon and will be sourced as ‘Adapted From:’. All public domain content will be reviewed periodically by medical doctors and/or other relevant experts to ensure accuracy and relevance.
We strive to include information that is timely and reflective of current events, seasons, and trends. Health information changes regularly as a result of continuing medical research and technical advances. We strive to keep our content current through regular reviews. We will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date content and information on the site.
Last revised: October 23, 2007