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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Deborah
http://www.vancourier.com/opinion/responses-to-ubc...

http://www.vancourier.com/opinion/responses-to-ubc-vaccine-paper-a-problem-for-free-scientific-inquiry-and-expression-1.375751
See the Offit statement: "should never have been published."

I...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
http://www.ebcala.org/areas-of-law/vaccine-law/ign...

http://www.ebcala.org/areas-of-law/vaccine-law/ignoring-hhs-secretary-sebelius%E2%80%99-censorship-request-hdnet-covers-vaccine-autism-link%C2%A0



See also the noise about the new book about...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Deborah
:truedat::twothumbs:clap That first nurse...

:truedat::twothumbs:clap

That first nurse was a monster...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,132
Posted By Deborah
Okay. How many women in the study received...

Okay. How many women in the study received thimerosal containing vaccines.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Deborah
Yes, it isn't hard to spot the lies once your...

Yes, it isn't hard to spot the lies once your eyes are open, and once you realize someone is spreading lies, trust is gone.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
What rights do the pro-vaccine want? Do you...

What rights do the pro-vaccine want?

Do you want the right for your kids to go to public school regardless of whether they are sick or not on a particular day?

Do you want the right for the...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
How about this: It is reasonable public...

How about this:

It is reasonable public policy to try and reduce the spread of illness, but discriminating on the basis of vaccine status is neither just nor effective in reducing the spread of...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Deborah
I think there is a concerted attempt going to get...

I think there is a concerted attempt going to get those who vaccinate to shun and harass people who question vaccines. So you can't always tell why someone responded the way they did. It might be...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Deborah
I nursed for about 21 months. I do remember, when...

I nursed for about 21 months. I do remember, when my daughter was little, being pushed to nurse her on some sort of schedule. There was not a lot of support for breastfeeding in 1967, although it was...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
There is a difference between having a right and...

There is a difference between having a right and exercising that right. I have a "right" to drive a car if I can pass the licensing exam. When I was an urban dweller I didn't drive for a total of 18...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Public policy has been drifting towards weird in...

Public policy has been drifting towards weird in other ways, too. I was involved in the exemptions battle in Vermont. One of the oddest things was the blurring between provisional exemptions...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
This is an important thread, however. It...

This is an important thread, however.

It clearly outlines the argument that public policy should attempt to control infectious illnesses. The arrival of vaccines actually has muddied the waters on...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
I'd say that "disease status" is MUCH more...

I'd say that "disease status" is MUCH more important than vaccination status in terms of controlling the spread of illness. And proper etiquette can help reduce the spread of illness. Here is an...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Since you mention the OP, I thought it would be...

Since you mention the OP, I thought it would be helpful to bring it back, front and center.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Deborah
Mama, sorry! I know that is anecdotal and it went...

Mama, sorry! I know that is anecdotal and it went OT.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-22-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Deborah
Breastfeeding is important and certainly helps. ...

Breastfeeding is important and certainly helps.

However, my mother struggled with breastfeeding, back in the 40s and 50s when there was really no support available and didn't successfully nurse a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-22-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,249
Posted By Deborah
I probably had mumps. I came home from school...

I probably had mumps. I came home from school with a fever when mumps was "going around" and my mother assumed it must be mumps. I think I was sick for less than 24 hours and my face did not swell...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By Deborah
I do like my optometrist! Very careful and...

I do like my optometrist! Very careful and thorough. 0:)
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Taximom, excellent post! You removed the "frame"...

Taximom, excellent post! You removed the "frame" beautifully.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-22-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Deborah
Reviewing the recommended shots in order can be...

Reviewing the recommended shots in order can be helpful.

1) Get the CDC recommended schedule AND get your state's required schedule for school. Compare.
2) Start with the earliest shots...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Yes, and I think that in non-emergency...

Yes, and I think that in non-emergency situations, forced injections or denial of normal public engagement are inappropriate.

The situations are not comparable. At all.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
I don't think Slovenia or Croatia, for that...

I don't think Slovenia or Croatia, for that matter, are countries that the US should be choosing as models.

In fact I find it very scary when people applaud that sort of use of government power...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Good point. Can you see a difference between an...

Good point. Can you see a difference between an emergency situation involving an immediate choice between life and death and a preventative treatment which may or may not have any results within the...
Forum: Activism and News   07-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Deborah
I also try to avoid GMOs, although I don't go...

I also try to avoid GMOs, although I don't go absolutely bonkers about it.

And I'm pleased that Vermont was the state to stick out its neck and demand that GMOs be labeled. We are being sued, of...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,863
Posted By Deborah
Yes, the right we are after is the right to turn...

Yes, the right we are after is the right to turn down a medical intervention which involves the injection of a biological ( http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/biologicals ) into our own...
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