Corrections policy

One of this site's policies is to correct original content that may be confusing, misleading or inaccurate.

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Our mission is to provide accurate and useful health information. If we determine that our content contains confusing, misleading or inaccurate information, we will revise the content. This policy applies to all original content.

  • In the Healthy Lifestyle article: Performance-enhancing drugs: Know the risks, human growth hormone was incorrectly labeled. It’s also known as “somatotropin.”
  • In “Antibiotics: Are you misusing them?” the term “whooping cough (pertussis)” has been removed. It is a bacterial infection.

June 28, 2023