Terms and conditions of use


By using this website, you agree to the Terms and Conditions described below. If you don’t agree, don’t use this site!

Healthy Minute may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of this site will signify your acceptance of these changes.

This site provides up-to-date information on health-related topics, with didactic and educational language, so that the lay public can understand the information more easily.

It is important to emphasize that reading the articles on the website does not replace a diagnosis or medical consultation.


The contents of the site are written by our editors, with review by specialists in the subject covered. In addition, reliable sources from the medical literature are used.

Our goal is to share quality and easy-to-understand information for everyone.

No data collected by the website is sold or shared with third parties, unless required by law. Read our Privacy Policy and understand how it works.

Funding source
The source of funding for the site is through the display of ads in text and images.

Advertising and Editorial Policy
Healthy Minute has advertisements in its texts and images.

These advertisements are unrelated to the posted content, which is independent and unsponsored.

The Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice
Site content, such as text, graphics, images and other materials created by Healthy Minute or obtained from its licensors, and other materials contained herein, 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 healthcare professional to resolve any questions you may have about a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or be late in seeking it out because of something you read on the Healthy Minute website! If you think you might have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 192 right away .

Healthy Minute does not recommend or endorse any tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions or other specific information that may be mentioned here. Reliance on any information provided by Healthy Minute, Healthy Minute employees, others who appear on the Site by invitation or other visitors, is solely at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy
We are committed to protecting children’s privacy. You should be aware that this website is not intended or designed to appeal to children under 16 years of age. We do not collect personally identifiable information from anyone we actually know is a child under the age of 16.

Use of Content
The content published on this site is protected by copyright laws in United States and in foreign countries. Healthy Minute authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the content, exclusively for your personal, non-commercial use, if you include the copyright notice located at the end of the material, for example: “©2021 Healthy Minute. All rights reserved” and other copyright and proprietary rights notices contained in the content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the Healthy Minute website may be included elsewhere on the website and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

The content title remains with Healthy Minute or its licensors. Any use of content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a violation of this term and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. Content and other features are subject to change or termination without notice, at Healthy Minute editorial discretion.

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Healthy Minute and its licensors. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content.

Liability of Healthy Min and Its Licensors
Use of the Healthy Minute website and its contents is at your own risk. When using this site, information will be transmitted through a medium that may be outside the control and jurisdiction of Healthy Min and its suppliers. Thus, Healthy Minute does not assume any responsibility for/or related to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with the use of Healthy Minute website.

The Healthy Minute website and content are provided “as is”. Healthy Minute, ITS LICENSORS AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED, NON-COMPLIENT WARRANTIES THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE . Without limiting the foregoing, Healthy Minute, its licensors and its suppliers make no representations or warranties regarding the following:

The accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness or timeliness of the content, software, links or communications provided on/or through the use of the Healthy Minute website.

Compliance with any government regulations that require the disclosure of information about prescription drugs or the approval or compliance of any software tools with the content contained on the Healthy Minute Site.

In no event shall Healthy Minute, its licensors, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned on the website be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury / wrongful death, lost profits or damages resulting from loss of data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Healthy Minute website or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether Healthy Minute, its licensors, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned in the Healthy Minute website are or are not advised of the possibility of such damages. Healthy Minute, its licensors, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned on the Healthy Minute Website are not responsible for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising out of your use of the Site, any Content or Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year from the date the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.

User Content and Submissions
The personal information you submit to Healthy Minute is governed by the website’s Privacy Policy. To the extent there is an inconsistency between this Agreement and the Healthy Minute Privacy Policy, this Agreement will control.

The site contains functionalities and other interactive areas, including blogs, drug information user reviews, Physician Directory user reviews, etc. (collectively “Public Areas”) that allow users to post or upload content and other information, including comments, images, questions, ratings and other materials (the “User Content”).

Users may also upload User Content through our official branded presence on social media platforms and branded hashtags, including, without limitation, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest (collectively “Platforms of Social media”).

You agree that you will not post, upload or transmit any user communications or content of any kind to the Public Areas or Social Media Platforms that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or User Content to Public Areas or Social Media Platforms, you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions and other applicable policies, such as our Review Guidelines.

Healthy Minute reserves the right to remove user content for any reason, including user content that we believe violates these Terms and Conditions or our other policies, such as our Review Guidelines. By submitting any communications or user content to the Public Areas or Social Media Platforms, you further agree that such submission is not confidential for all purposes.

It is important to note that Healthy Minute is not responsible for the operation, terms of use or policies of any Social Media Platform. Before using any Social Media Platform, you should review its terms of use and policies, including its privacy policy.

If you make any submission or posting of User Content to a Public Area or Social Media Platform, you agree that you will not send or transmit to Healthy Minute by email (including via the email addresses listed on the “Contact” page ”) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Healthy Minute by email, you agree that such submission is not confidential for all purposes.

If you make any submission or posting of User Content to a Public Area or Social Media Platform or if you submit any commercial information, idea, concept or invention to Healthy Minute by email, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted Healthy Minute a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, create derivative works, modify, adapt, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and publicly display such Submission or User Content in any media or medium, or in any form, format or forum now known or further developed. Healthy Minute may sublicense its rights through various levels of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any commercial information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, please do not send them to the Public Areas or Social Media Platforms or to Healthy Minute by email. We try to respond to all emails in a timely manner, but we are not always able to do so.

User Submissions — Image, Video and Audio Files
You agree to post or upload only media (such as photos, videos or audio) on the Healthy Minute website or on a Social Media Platform that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and that do not violate the trademark , copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Celebrity photos or videos and cartoon or comic book images are generally copyrighted by the owner.

To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not send any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (such as your name, telephone number, email address or website URL) to you or anyone else. Uploading media such as images or videos of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited.

By uploading any media to the Healthy Minute Site or a Social Media Platform, you warrant that you have permission from all people appearing in your media for you to make that contribution and grant the rights described herein. Never post a photo or video of or with another person unless you have their explicit permission.

It is strictly prohibited to upload media of any kind that contain expressions of hate, abuse, images or offensive conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that may give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or that otherwise it may conflict with these Terms and Conditions, the Healthy Minute Advertising Policy or the Healthy Minute Privacy Policy.

You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this website.

By uploading any media to the Healthy Minute Site or a Social Media Platform such as a photo or video: (a) you grant Healthy Minute a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable right and license to use , copy, print, publicly display, reproduce, modify, publish, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, and distribute the media and any material included in the media; (b) you certify that anyone depicted in the media you send (or, if a minor, your parent/guardian) authorizes Healthy Minto to use, copy, print, publicly display, reproduce, modify, publish, publish, broadcast, create derivative works and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify Healthy Minute and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

Healthy Minute reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the site and remove any media for any reason, at any time, without notice, in our sole discretion.

User Content Guidelines
If you use or post user content in a Public Area, such as blogs or our Doctors Directory, or post on any Social Media Platform, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your trust in any communications found in Public Areas or Social Media Platforms. Healthy Minute and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in Public Areas or Social Media Platforms. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you might have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 192 right away.

In consideration of having permission to use Public Areas and Social Media Platforms, you agree that the following actions will constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

Use a Public Area or Social Media Platform for any purpose that violates local, state, national or international laws;
Post material that violates the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others;
Post illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, libelous, hateful or embarrassing material to any other person or entity, as determined by Healthy Minute, in its sole discretion;
Post advertisements or business solicitations;
After receiving a warning, continue to interrupt the normal flow of dialog or post comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear that the discussion is free-form);
Posting of chains or pyramid schemes;
Representing another person;
Distribute viruses or other harmful computer code;
Collect, scrape or collect information about other people, including email addresses, without their identification to post or view comments;
Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification to post or view comments
Post the same note more than once or “spam”; or
Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Public Area, Social Media Platform or the Website, or that, in the judgment of Healthy Minute, exposes Healthy Minute or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or prejudice of any kind.
Reviews published in the Directory of Physicians are still subject to the Healthy Minute Reviews Guidelines.

Healthy Minute reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:

Record the dialog in public chat rooms.
Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) does not comply with the terms of this section and determine, in its sole discretion, to remove or request removal of the communication(s).
Remove communications that are abusive, illegal or disruptive, or otherwise not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
Terminate a user’s access to any or all Public Areas and/or the Healthy Minute Site in case of violation of these Terms and Conditions.
Monitor, edit or disclose any communication in Public Areas or on a Social Media Platform.
Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Healthy Minute website, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.
Healthy Minute or its licensors have no responsibility to users of the Healthy Minute website or any other person or entity for the performance or otherwise of the aforementioned activities.

Ads, Searches and Links to Other Sites
Healthy Minute may provide links to third-party websites. Healthy Minute may also select certain sites as priority responses to the search terms you enter, and Healthy Minute may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with ads or sponsored content. Healthy Minute does not recommend and does not endorse the content on third-party websites. Healthy Minute is not responsible for the content of linked third-party websites, websites framed within the Healthy Minute website, third-party websites provided as search results or third-party advertisements, and makes no representations about their content or accuracy. Your use of third party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use of such websites. The Healthy Minute does not endorse any product, service or treatment advertised on the website. For more information, read our Advertising Policy and Sponsors Policy.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Healthy Minute, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and agreements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or purportedly resulting from: (a) your use of the Site, (b) any user content that you post or upload, (c) your use or reliance on any user content, or (d) your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

The Healthy Minute is headquartered in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. Healthy Minute does not claim that Healthy Minute or any site within the Healthy Minute Network and its content, are appropriate or can be downloaded outside Brazil. Access to content may not be legal for certain people or in certain countries. If you access the Healthy Minute Network from outside United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this agreement for any reason: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio files, Indemnity, Jurisdiction and Entire Agreement.

You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Healthy Minute, or in any way related to your use of the Healthy Minute website, resides in the jurisdiction of Curitiba, State of Paraná and you expressly agree to the exercise of the jurisdiction defined above in connection with any dispute, including any claim involving Healthy Minute or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunications providers and content providers.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of Brazil, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed an additional or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Notice and Withdrawal Procedures; and Copyright Agent
If you believe that any materials accessible on/or from the site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from this site by contacting Healthy Min’s copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:

Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed. Describe the work and, where possible, include a copy or location (eg URL) of an authorized version of the work.
Identification of the material you believe to be infringing and its location. Describe the material and provide us with your URL or any other pertinent information that allows us to locate the material.
Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) email address.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that your claim of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement that the information you provide is accurate and that “under penalty of perjury”, you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
A signature or electronic equivalent of the copyright holder or authorized representative.

In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Healthy Minute maintains a policy for terminating, in appropriate circumstances, website subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers.

Full Agreement
Except as expressly provided for in a specific “legal notice” on the Healthy Minute Website, these Terms and Conditions and the Healthy Minute Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Healthy Minute with respect to your use of the Website and its content.

Thanks for your cooperation. We hope you find the site useful and convenient to use! Questions or comments about this site, including any reports of non-functioning links, should be submitted using our Contact Us Form.

Attention: Healthy Minute User Services. We try to respond to all emails in a timely manner, but due to the volume we cannot always do so.