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Terms & Conditions of Use

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This site does not provide medical advice.
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General Information
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these Terms and Conditions of Use does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any site user with respect to the site, its uses and services.

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the site, these Terms and Conditions and the UHN Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and UHN with respect to the use of the UHN Research website.

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