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SickKids Social Community Rules
SickKids encourages conversation and sharing on its social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and blogs.
However, we make reasonable efforts to monitor all posted material to ensure it is on topic, respectful and non-commercial. Nothing on the sites should be deemed as medical advice. Our administrators reserve the right to remove any post deemed inappropriate, without notice.
Please be aware that what is posted online can remain online for many years to come. We encourage you to exercise caution when speaking of you or your child's medical condition. Please do not disclose personal information such as medical records, your location, financial information, etc.
We look forward to reading your comments, stories and links, and viewing your photos and videos. Thank you for joining the conversation.
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