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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:22 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Cure is weird word. Many diseases do not...

Cure is weird word.

Many diseases do not have cures. They might have drugs that support healing, or bring relief to symptoms, but not cure.

When we had the recent outbreak of measles,...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,553
Posted By kathymuggle
I am not sure what your point is. ...

I am not sure what your point is.

Discriminating against actions is still discriminating.

Example: Public or private institutions refusing to serve people who vote a certain way.

Voting a...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:35 PM
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Views: 2,739
Posted By kathymuggle
Tea - you got that from Sciencebasedmedicine: ...

Tea - you got that from Sciencebasedmedicine:

https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/vaccine-whistleblower-bj-hooker-and-william-thompson-try-to-talk-about-epidemiology/

I don't trust their...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,739
Posted By kathymuggle
I shouldn't go here as I think Thompson is way...

I shouldn't go here as I think Thompson is way more relevant than Hooker (and find it odd you do not) but just for kicks:

Please cite where it says the basis is on 7 boys. Primary source, ...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By kathymuggle
I had midwife attended homebirth 12 yrs ago in...

I had midwife attended homebirth 12 yrs ago in Ontario, and declined eye goop. I am pretty sure my midwife lied and said we did it, but I understand that is not something everyone feels...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By kathymuggle
I think some people really do fear catching...

I think some people really do fear catching diseases. This fear typically stems out of ignorance or emotion as opposed to facts.

Some people - many people - really do think VAD's are hugely...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,305
Posted By kathymuggle
A newbie :love Welcome. I am just going...

A newbie :love Welcome.

I am just going to address the bolded for now.

Informed choice is huge in vaccine decisions, and should be a tenet by all sides in this debate. People must be...
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By kathymuggle
I learned the capitals of all the countries one...

I learned the capitals of all the countries one summer for kicks. I might have been around 12. I went to a brick and mortar school. No one made me - I just dug geography (that plus being really...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-01-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 562
Posted By kathymuggle
DH has a CPAP machine. He snores and yes, has...

DH has a CPAP machine. He snores and yes, has sleep apnea. Best investment ever. His machine is not very loud - it is certainly much quieter than snoring.
Forum: Learning at School   08-31-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By kathymuggle
I suspect psychologists/psychiatrists often...

I suspect psychologists/psychiatrists often favour brick and mortar schools for a variety of reason ( gives parents a break, structure, possible resources the school can tap, misunderstanding of...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kathymuggle
Thank you! I understand time constraints - no...

Thank you! I understand time constraints - no worries. I am grateful for any information/time people put into these threads.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kathymuggle
Any evidence that DDT was implicated in Polio -...

Any evidence that DDT was implicated in Polio - and specifically, that we would not have huge amounts of Paralytic Polio today even if we stopped vaccinating due to reduced levels of DDT? Are there...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kathymuggle
I see 3 options: 1. The Polio vaccine...

I see 3 options:

1. The Polio vaccine decreased polio to the point where it has been almost eradicated/eliminated on a world scale

2. The Polio vaccine has decreased Polio, but not nearly...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kathymuggle
Is there enough Guillain barre and other...

Is there enough Guillain barre and other "polio-like" syndromes to say that Polio is not decreased it has just changed names?

As an aside, A brief Google search shows that scholars now think FDR...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kathymuggle
polio - gone or changed names?

Whenever Polio is mentioned, I tend to stay away from the discussion.

Is polio gone or very close to gone, or has it just changed names?

Please share your opinion and bring your evidence.
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Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By kathymuggle
No. The bottom line is very few cases of Polio...

No. The bottom line is very few cases of Polio exist in the world today. IIRC think there has been less that 500 or so per year worldwide for over a decade. No cases have been anywhere near me....
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By kathymuggle
Thanks! I did think your advice about an IEP...

Thanks!

I did think your advice about an IEP may have been helpful.

In Ontario (not sure of other provinces) an IEP is fairly easy to get - and it may give her mother some leverage when she...
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By kathymuggle
I am a little confused. Where did Dawn say her...

I am a little confused. Where did Dawn say her daughter had special challenges such as LD or mental issues? If I missed it, my apologies...if not, that seems quite the assumption. We all have...
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By kathymuggle
I will add that I am very much in favour of...

I will add that I am very much in favour of teaching kids that they are the guardians of what they see, hear...and let into their psyche.

There are books I will not read and movies I will not see...
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By kathymuggle
I think homeschooling a child because they are...

I think homeschooling a child because they are sensitive to videos is drastic. I think it would be much better to talk to the teacher (if the child is young) and let them know that your child is...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-29-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By kathymuggle
Quite frankly, I will be surprised if a universal...

Quite frankly, I will be surprised if a universal flu vaccine makes it to market in all areas. I expect a lot of push back from pharmaceutical companies, and if the government goes for it (it is the...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-28-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By kathymuggle
I think so. Team implies competition, which...

I think so.

Team implies competition, which comes with winners and losers. It is divisive, and I suspect a fair number of compassionate people (including many pro-vaxxers) are not going to...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-28-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By kathymuggle
When I read your original Op, I thought you were...

When I read your original Op, I thought you were just talking about mainstream newspapers. My expectations of MSM are reasonably low - and that is across the board, not just with vaccines. I think...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-28-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By kathymuggle
I think most people make up their minds and then...

I think most people make up their minds and then judge articles through that filter.

So.... a pro-vaxxer reads an article where it is implied vaccines are mandatory for school and exemptions are...
Forum: Unschooling   08-28-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By kathymuggle
I have always disliked the final two weeks of...

I have always disliked the final two weeks of summer, and thoroughly enjoyed the first few weeks when the others kids were back in school, and we could enjoy the great outdoors without the crowds. ...
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