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Forum: Vaccinations   09-30-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,360
Posted By kathymuggle
I think the real issue is the wording - nil from...

I think the real issue is the wording - nil from 1996 onwards. It implies there has been no thimerosal in vaccines Quebec children are exposed to since 1996 and that is patently wrong. I am certain...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-29-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By kathymuggle
:hug I am so sorry. It is hard to know...

:hug

I am so sorry.

It is hard to know what support looks like, but I imagine it is being there for them as they grieve in their own way.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-29-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By kathymuggle
The female coach in and of itself would not...

The female coach in and of itself would not bother me. The going into locker rooms while youth are changing would. It is not the norm where I live - and even if it were, I would question it.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-27-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,360
Posted By kathymuggle
To follow up: a bunch of sites are saying 1996....

To follow up: a bunch of sites are saying 1996. Public health Canada is one:

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/07vol33/acs-06/index-eng.php

Age of Autism is did a review of studies...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,360
Posted By kathymuggle
I got that from the original study: We...

I got that from the original study:

We surveyed 27749 children born from 1987 to 1998 attending 55 schools from the largest Anglophone school board. Children with pervasive developmental...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By kathymuggle
bumpity bump bump I would really like to...

bumpity bump bump

I would really like to discuss this.

Position statement:

The vaccine controvery is largely framed and driven by sexism.

yeah or nay?
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 543
Posted By kathymuggle
It came across as sarcasm :) I just figured...

It came across as sarcasm :)

I just figured you, or a lurker, might enjoy reading some studies about it.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 543
Posted By kathymuggle
For your reading pleasure: ...

For your reading pleasure:

http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/12/1778.long

"Abstract

We randomized 115 children to trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) or placebo. Over the...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,370
Posted By kathymuggle
As someone who does not live in the USA, I...

As someone who does not live in the USA, I understand (albeit perhaps on a superficial level) your grievances with the CDC and FDA. I get the same news feeds those in the USA get; I understand why...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By kathymuggle
Great article, Serenbat. I would be...

Great article, Serenbat.

I would be interested in knowing what our resident vaxxers think of the article. Do you agree or disagree with the article's main point?
Forum: Vaccinations   09-24-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,340
Posted By kathymuggle
All of this talk of allergies and guidelines (do...

All of this talk of allergies and guidelines (do introduce early, don't introduce early) is a reminder to me that our understanding of the human body changes over time.

It is fine with me that...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 543
Posted By kathymuggle
spain? :grin:

spain? :grin:
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By kathymuggle
I enjoyed this article: ...

I enjoyed this article:

http://rinamarie.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/dear-parents-youre-still-being-lied-to/
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By kathymuggle
Shocking <sarcasm> That is just going to...

Shocking <sarcasm>

That is just going to tick him off. It ticks me off.

Boycott State Farm, anyone?

K.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,340
Posted By kathymuggle
This makes sense. If you are going to argue...

This makes sense.

If you are going to argue for a ban on foods that cause anaphylaxis, it would need to be on any food that a person in a class/school was severely allergic to. It shouldn't just...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,340
Posted By kathymuggle
peanut, vaccine, discrepency in attitudes

I was on a fairly mainstream website where a debate on banning peanuts from schools was taking place. The split seemed very 50/50. Some parents supported a peanut and byproduct ban to protect...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By kathymuggle
Like he has done with children, eh? The...

Like he has done with children, eh?

The overall fatality rate from chicken pox is 1/40 000 and 1/100 000 among healthy children.

I sincerely doubt he has seen multiple children dying of " pox"...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By kathymuggle
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23450529

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23450529
Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By kathymuggle
In this day and age in wealthy developed...

In this day and age in wealthy developed countries - harm from vaccines is probably more common overall than harm from VADs.

Of course, people can break it down by vaccine and corresponding...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By kathymuggle
Completely anecdotal - but I know a number of...

Completely anecdotal - but I know a number of vaccinated people who have had the mumps (including my husband). We know mumps is asymptomatic or undiagnosed in a decent chunk of the population, which...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 761
Posted By kathymuggle
Quebec gives MMR at 12 and 18 months. I think BC...

Quebec gives MMR at 12 and 18 months. I think BC does as well, not sure about the other provinces.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By kathymuggle
lol. Here is the boiled down pro-vax message...

lol.

Here is the boiled down pro-vax message I have received over the years:

1. Everything we vaccinate for is dangerous - if not to you, then to someone else.

2. Vaccines are super safe
...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By kathymuggle
And on the flip side, things like: chicken...

And on the flip side, things like:

chicken pox
measles
mumps
rubella
pertussis
flu

Are "herd immunity" issues.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By kathymuggle
Canada. Nope. I am ok with that.

Canada. Nope. I am ok with that.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,469
Posted By kathymuggle
That is the exact same reason I disliked the Nova...

That is the exact same reason I disliked the Nova piece. They pretty much opened with "diseases are coming back, it is the fault of the non-vaxxers, and the increasing numbers of non-vaxxers." This...
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