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Forum: Vaccinations   09-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Turquesa
Excellent Infographic: Spotting Bad Science

http://http://www.compoundchem.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Spotting-Bad-Science-v2.png

If it doesn't show up: http://www.compoundchem.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Spotting-Bad-Science-v2.png
Forum: Vaccinations   09-10-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By Turquesa
If they're so hard to win, (and I agree), why...

If they're so hard to win, (and I agree), why grant vaccine manufacturers with a special class of protection? One that not even asbestos manufacturers enjoy?

If it's all the same to you, until I...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By Turquesa
Oooo, goody! I was hoping this would come up for...

Oooo, goody! I was hoping this would come up for discussion again. I tried a thread on it some time back but didn't get any direct answers to my questions....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-04-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Turquesa
Isn't this issue pretty basic? If someone admits...

Isn't this issue pretty basic? If someone admits to producing fraudulant data, you withdraw the data and re-examine the data. At least if you're pro-science . . . (Cough, cough, hack!)
Forum: Vaccinations   09-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Turquesa
Time to Retract Thompson's Study?

I was getting buried in the old thread, so I hope a spin-off is OK.

William W. Thompson of the CDC confessed the following:...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,195
Posted By Turquesa
IFL(personal ideologies disguised as) S put out a...

IFL(personal ideologies disguised as) S put out a response to this scandal, citing only Orac, claiming that vaccine critics were being "racist" on this issue. They provided no supporting arguments...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,195
Posted By Turquesa
Sorry this thread is so scattered, but in light...

Sorry this thread is so scattered, but in light of Snopes' amusing take on this debacle, I had to share this great piece on the website. For all of these years, I've been snoped on Snopes! ...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,195
Posted By Turquesa
Ask and ye shall receive. ...

Ask and ye shall receive. http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cdcwhistleblower.asp (http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cdcwhistleblower.asp)

Do you know what Snopes ranks the claim as...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,195
Posted By Turquesa
Something else that puzzles me about that quote. ...

Something else that puzzles me about that quote.

Science isn't something you "believe in." Believing in something is reserved for abstractions, principles, and questions of faith. You can...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,195
Posted By Turquesa
Dr. Bob Sears weighed in. I'll highlight a...

Dr. Bob Sears weighed in. I'll highlight a couple of favorite passages. http://tacanowblog.com/2014/08/29/cdc-vaccine-autism-research-explosive-new-statement-from-a-lead-researcher/



He...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,317
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not following. Are you upset that you posted...

I'm not following. Are you upset that you posted and didn't get a response, or at least a satisfactory one? The S/D sub-forum probably gets the least traffic in the Vaccinations section. I try to...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-11-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,404
Posted By Turquesa
In most cases, it's not illegal for private...

In most cases, it's not illegal for private businesses to refuse to serve clients. That's not to say that what these doctors are doing isn't profoundly stupid from their own standpoint because...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,774
Posted By Turquesa
Here's something interesting I found on FDA...

Here's something interesting I found on FDA recalls. http://www.medicinenet.com/product_recalls_home_page/article.htm



The bolding is my own. Based on these descriptions, should Gardasil...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,774
Posted By Turquesa
Are you willing to accept as a hypothesis that...

Are you willing to accept as a hypothesis that this vaccine may be to blame for her death?

Would you support efforts to follow Japan's lead and suspend recommending this vaccine until we know for...
Forum: Activism and News   08-08-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By Turquesa
There really does come a time to ditch the...

There really does come a time to ditch the Interwebs and hit the library or bookstore. The right books from varying biases can give you more breadth and depth on this topic. I thought that this...
Forum: Activism and News   08-08-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By Turquesa
So it looks like Neil de Grasse Tyson has weighed...

So it looks like Neil de Grasse Tyson has weighed in on this one.
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/08/neil-degrasse-tyson-gmo-video-freakout-response

(Ugh! Mother Jones! It used to...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-08-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Turquesa
I actually tend to exercise healthy skepticism...

I actually tend to exercise healthy skepticism when I hear of a reaction. I don't assume it was vaccine-induced, nor to I deny that a vaccine-induced reaction is a very real possibility.

Then a...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Turquesa
A Crisis in Confidence?

I’m not a fan of this common argument from vaccine skeptics: “If vaccines work so well, why are you afraid of the unvaccinated?” Pro-vaxxers rightly counter that they don’t always work, so everyone...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,512
Posted By Turquesa
Do you have a link?

Do you have a link?
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Turquesa
Um, yes. You are overthinking things. The S/D...

Um, yes. You are overthinking things. The S/D forum should just be renamed Overthinkers Anonymous! :lol

No advice, just commiseration. Good luck with your decision!
Forum: Activism and News   07-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By Turquesa
Keep in mind that GMOs have an impact on you even...

Keep in mind that GMOs have an impact on you even if you do not eat processed foods. Papaya, zucchini, and summer squash have all been engineered and sold to consumers. I expect more infiltration...
Forum: Learning at School   07-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By Turquesa
Un. Believable! I feel your outrage, OP. ...

Un. Believable! I feel your outrage, OP.

At DD's school, there's an awards ceremony at the end of each trimester. I didn't even know about the ceremony until DD got an award. The school sent a...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By Turquesa
Hey! You could do it just as easily! ...

Hey! You could do it just as easily!

http://www.mothering.com/forum/14-activism-news/1435058-genetically-engineered-food.html#post17845042

There. Was that hard? :wink

Anyone who...
Forum: Activism and News   07-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By Turquesa
Genetically Engineered Food

I hope this is the right forum for this topic.

What is your view on genetically engineered, (a.k.a. genetically modified food)? Do you try to avoid it when you shop, or do you consider it a...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By Turquesa
I honestly get the sense that there are some who...

I honestly get the sense that there are some who favor GEOs and mock the anti-GEO camp because they feel like they *have* to but they really don't know much about the topic. It's like pro-GEO...
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