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Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By Taximom5
Laser light to enhance vaccine effectiveness? ...

Laser light to enhance vaccine effectiveness? Why not sunlight to enhance the immune system's effectiveness against the disease, at least for the milder diseases like influenza?

Why aren't the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By Taximom5
Except the number of antigens in the 1980's...

Except the number of antigens in the 1980's schedule has never been the primary issue if concern. What was concerning was the cumulative amount of thimerosal, and the fact that multiple vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,362
Posted By Taximom5
I think the reason such a study hasn't been done...

I think the reason such a study hasn't been done on the MMR and varicella vaccines is that the findings would result in lower uptake of vaccines, because people wouldn't be freaking out as much about...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,362
Posted By Taximom5
Why on earth would you ask me for peer-reviewed...

Why on earth would you ask me for peer-reviewed evidence, when I was quoting a conversation I had with my children's pediatrician?
Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,362
Posted By Taximom5
Thanks for getting us back on track, Deborah! ...

Thanks for getting us back on track, Deborah!

I just had a fascinating experience, myself, this morning.

I've been wrestling with the question of whether or not I should vaccinate my youngest...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-28-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Taximom5
I think you should be asking whether the vaccine...

I think you should be asking whether the vaccine schedule of Ireland is suitable for your children, not the other way around.

"Anti-vaccine" describes the most extreme of those who criticize...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-27-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,362
Posted By Taximom5
Wow, that's one enormous double standard you...

Wow, that's one enormous double standard you have.

Those who warn others of serious vaccine reactions are, according to you, cranks and nutjobs, even though there are peer-reviewed mainstream...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By Taximom5
Samaxtics, I'd be thrilled if you could post your...

Samaxtics, I'd be thrilled if you could post your Response-To-Penn&Teller meme!
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,042
Posted By Taximom5
When the government can quarantine a healthy...

When the government can quarantine a healthy individual, who has not been known to have been exposed to any illness, that is something scary indeed, particularly when some pro-vaxxers are pushing for...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Taximom5
My Journey Leaving The Vaccination Movement

Didn't most of us who question vaccine safety and efficacy start out vaccinating our children on schedule? I sure did.

I allowed the hospital staff to vaccinate my 4.5 pound preemie with the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-24-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By Taximom5
AWESOME OP!!!!! Bravo, Smokering!!!! I've...

AWESOME OP!!!!! Bravo, Smokering!!!!

I've gotten pretty much the same responses.

When I get upset, I lose control of the situation. And it's SO hard not to get upset!

I try...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By Taximom5
I went to my doctor with fluctuating hearing loss...

I went to my doctor with fluctuating hearing loss in one ear. The nurse came in, listened to what I had to say, wrote in the chart, and asked if I had pain in that ear. I said, "no, no pain...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Taximom5
Interesting that you choose to describe the...

Interesting that you choose to describe the thread I reported as one that I "didn't like," rather than one that clearly broke the rules because the offending link was used in an abusive manner. You...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,042
Posted By Taximom5
I think the question raised in the OP raises some...

I think the question raised in the OP raises some very disturbing issues.

What rights do non-vaxxers want?

Seriously, tadamsmar, do you think any of us WANT to give up rights? We want the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,172
Posted By Taximom5
Going back to your OP, is it ethical to inject a...

Going back to your OP, is it ethical to inject a child with vaccines that are known to have directly caused autoimmune disorders, seizures, paralysis, brain damage, and deaths? Should it even be...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-19-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,172
Posted By Taximom5
Ironic, considering that there is no fine for...

Ironic, considering that there is no fine for anyone for medical bills that a vaccine-injured person accrues, and they have to fight in a sham court against the government to prove that the vaccine...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Taximom5
Tadamsmar, the question posed in the OP was: ...

Tadamsmar, the question posed in the OP was:


Rather than answer the question, it would seem that you are just making fun of those who question vaccine safety. There are many conditions on that...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-13-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,751
Posted By Taximom5
I also think it's interesting that the only group...

I also think it's interesting that the only group that bothers to get titers done is the group that questions vaccine safety/efficacy.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Taximom5
Tadamsmar, "hangnail" wasn't on the OP's list....

Tadamsmar, "hangnail" wasn't on the OP's list. Neither was "heart attacks." Did you want to actually discuss the possibility that vaccines might contribute to several unwanted medical conditions, or...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-12-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Taximom5
Apparently, it's hard for you to understand that...

Apparently, it's hard for you to understand that the risk benefit on vaccination is much more poorly understood than you think it is, and that adverse reactions are often unrecognized and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-12-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Taximom5
lisamo76, your daughter might want to consider...

lisamo76, your daughter might want to consider both a gluten-free, casein-free diet (which is VERY tough if you're already vegetarian) and vitamin supplements, both of which might go a long way...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Taximom5
But pregnant health care workers in the US ARE...

But pregnant health care workers in the US ARE forced to vaccinate during pregnancy, or lose their jobs.

Here in the US, we are losing our ability to choose. Can't go to daycare, can't go to...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Taximom5
I find this suspicious: "Conclusion: In women...

I find this suspicious: "Conclusion: In women given pertussis vaccination in the third trimester, there is no evidence of an increased risk of any of an extensive predefined list of adverse events...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-10-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 850
Posted By Taximom5
The Cochrane Group looked at all available...

The Cochrane Group looked at all available studies on whether vaccinating health care workers for influenza protects patients, and concluded that there is no benefit.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,722
Posted By Taximom5
Wow, teacozy, your grandmothers ran with an...

Wow, teacozy, your grandmothers ran with an unusually tough crowd.

According to...
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