Privacy And Legal Matters

Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to this blog, including their identity, is respected by this blog.  Steve Parker, M.D., and pxHealth undertake to honor or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in Arizona and the United States of America.  This blog does not use cookies.  We collect no information from visitors unless they choose to leave a comment, in which case their e-mail address and IP are collected and stored on a server.  Only Steve Parker has access to that information, which is collected as part of’s standard protocol, and is used only to minimize spam.

The blog owner makes no attempt to verify the identity or accuracy of comments left by others.  Read and use at your own risk.  If you leave a comment and later wish to modify it, either post a new comment with the changes or e-mail me (steveparkermd AT gmail DOT com) and I will make the modification to the original entry at my earliest convenience.

Give serious consideration before you reveal any confidential or identifying information about yourself.

Profanity, incivility, and spam are discouraged and will be deleted upon discovery.

The ideas and suggestions written by Steve Parker, M.D., on this blog are provided as general educational information only and should not be construed as medical advice or care.  All matters regarding your health require supervision by a personal physician or other appropriate health professional familiar with your current health status.  Always consult your personal physician before making any dietary or exercise changes.  Vanguard Press and Steve Parker, M.D., disclaim any liability or warranties of any kind arising directly or indirectly from use of this blog.  If any medical problems develop, always consult your personal physician.  Only your personal physician can provide you medical advice.

Throughout this blog are links to external sites.  These external sites contain information created and maintained by other individuals and organizations and are provided for the user’s convenience.  Vanguard Press and Steve Parker, M.D., do not control nor can they guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this information.  Neither is it intended to endorse any view expressed nor reflect its importance by inclusion in this site.

Steve Parker, M.D.

Last modification date:  September 13, 2011