Healthcare decisions are made today based on evidence from scientific research studies rather than relying on expert opinion or clinical experience alone. Today’s paradigm is science-based medicine, replacing the traditional medical paradigm based on authority.

The Internet offers widespread access to health information. While much of the information is valuable, the internet also allows rapid and widespread distribution of false and misleading information. We’re here to balance that with health information that’s credible and reliable.

Our Manifesto

    1. We’re driven to explain how medicine works, what biomedical science tells us, and what steps we can take to lead happier and healthier lives.
    2. We strive to interpret research results and connect how those results affect our everyday health.
    3. We’re authentic and place integrity and trust above everything else.
    4. We believe you should never stop asking “why”.

Highlight HEALTH is intended to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

Funding Disclosure

Highlight HEALTH is funded from advertising. The site hosts Google Adsense and UBM Medica text and banner advertisements, as well as text advertisements on the homepage. For more information, please see the Highlight HEALTH Advertising Policy. To clearly distinguish advertisements from editorial content, all advertising includes the label “Advertisement”. These sources of funding do not influence the editorial content of the Site. Advertising revenue is used to fund the operation of the Site and to compensate contributing writers.

Updated: January 9th, 2019