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"What the colors mean?"

TRAFFIC-LIGHTS CONTENT LABELLING SYSTEM

A traffic light rating system is a system for indicating the status of content using the red, amber, or green of traffic lights.

Color-coded information, as shown in the image, tells you at a glance about the importance of the content you are reading.

red info

When used in diseases and health news, red strongly indicates warning, emergency and cautious information for the related condition & content.

When used with CAM therapies, red means fair negative or strong negative scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.

  • Grades reflect the level of available scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.
  • Evidence of harm is considered separately; the above color labels/grades apply only to evidence of benefit.
  • Expert opinion and folkloric precedent are not included in this assessment.
yellow info

When used in diseases and health news, yellow indicates neutral, optimistic, balanced and decision making information for the related condition & content.

When used with CAM therapies, amber means unclear or conflicting scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.

  • Grades reflect the level of available scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.
  • Evidence of harm is considered separately; the above color labels/grades apply only to evidence of benefit.
  • Expert opinion and folkloric precedent are not included in this assessment.
green info

When used in diseases and health news, green indicates good, positive, supportive, healthy, safe and urging to proceed information for the related condition & content.

When used with CAM therapies green means strong or good scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.

  • Grades reflect the level of available scientific evidence in support of the efficacy of a given therapy for a specific indication.
  • Evidence of harm is considered separately; the above color labels/grades apply only to evidence of benefit.
  • Expert opinion and folkloric precedent are not included in this assessment.