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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Turquesa
Thanks. And boo on me for the careless reading. ...

Thanks. And boo on me for the careless reading.




If she's morally opposed to another unnecessary dose, she should just sign it, although I do agree with her that she shouldn't have to...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Turquesa
In an age when we're told not to judge others,...

In an age when we're told not to judge others, this is the perfect aggression outlet for those who've been itching to judge others.

This woman should file an exemption. Does she know that she...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-25-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,990
Posted By Turquesa
I'm loathe to belabor this topic anymore, but...

I'm loathe to belabor this topic anymore, but there's been an important development. No closure on the vaccine, unfortunately, but at least the people of Chiapas are uniting in solidarity. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Turquesa
Vaccinated 48 Hours Too Early? No School for You!

So what do you think? Should this woman's son face suspension unless revaccinated? Can anyone reference scientific evidence, apart from titer testing, that the vaccine didn't work for this boy? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Turquesa
Agreed. I've long said that the poor and...

Agreed. I've long said that the poor and marginalized are the easy targets.

Slightly off-topic, but that actually gives me an idea. If forced vaccination is looking imminent in California, an...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Turquesa
Notably, there's a similar support group in...

Notably, there's a similar support group in Japan. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2014/10/04/lifestyle/time-stopped-since-vaccine/#.VV-kzUZ0dHd

And Denmark, according to that documentary.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By Turquesa
The most responsible and humanitarian thing to do...

The most responsible and humanitarian thing to do would be to develop more treatments for vaccine-targeted illnesses, if nothing else for the fact that vaccines fail, and treatments would provide a...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Turquesa
Well, Gen X/Y is lumped in with that younger...

Well, Gen X/Y is lumped in with that younger demographic, and for us, it was neither. We just had babies. Then we noticed chicken pox, Hep B, and flu vaccinations on a schedule meant to rescue us...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Turquesa
There may be something to the theory about...

There may be something to the theory about racism, or putting the Bedouin and Palestinian minorities in their place.
...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Turquesa
The Pew people attribute it to older generations...

The Pew people attribute it to older generations remembering deadly diseases. That may be part of it.

But this generation is unlikely to be aware of which and how many vaccines are on the...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Turquesa
:thumb I can nix mine, too.

:thumb I can nix mine, too.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Turquesa
Deleted. :)

Deleted. :)
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Turquesa
So it's settled, then. Getting children fully...

So it's settled, then. Getting children fully and compliantly vaccinated is more important than getting them fed. WTH is wrong with this world?? :duh
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By Turquesa
This has been an all-around fascinating and...

This has been an all-around fascinating and thought-provoking thread. Discussions like this keep me coming back to MDC. Thanks to everyone who contributed. :love
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-20-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Turquesa
LOL, I'm not sure if we've "got you beat!" We...

LOL, I'm not sure if we've "got you beat!" We eat processed foods, use the occasional Tylenol, and switched to disposable diapers during our move out here. We homeschool but don't unschool,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-20-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Turquesa
Could you cite and quote for me some of the...

Could you cite and quote for me some of the literature that says this? I've done a fair amount of reading on childbirth and haven't encountered this statement.

@jsweet...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By Turquesa
teacozy What would you say were the strengths and...

teacozy What would you say were the strengths and weaknesses of this study?
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-20-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Turquesa
Crunchy PDX, Where Are You?

With MDC not nearly as active as it was years ago, I'm a new transplant wondering where the crunchy PDX/Vancouver-area moms hang out. I would think it's inner SE Portland, but gentrification has...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Turquesa
CDC - A Reputable Source?

Many people pushing vaccine compliance cite the CDC as their source and even get defensive when vaccine skeptics challenge them on it. Now, however, a BMJ investigation suggests that it may be time...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,680
Posted By Turquesa
It's interesting that you bring up cholera. An...

It's interesting that you bring up cholera. An anthropologist studied a cholera outbreak in Venezuela and how social inequalities played a role. I haven't read the book yet but would love to in...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Turquesa
teacozy, what would you say are the strengths and...

teacozy, what would you say are the strengths and weaknesses of this study?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,680
Posted By Turquesa
It's too bad they couldn't treat Clark's...

It's too bad they couldn't treat Clark's syphilis! Modern medicine, including the judicious use of antibiotics, has its place. Had I lived in 1805 with a diphtheria vaccine available, I would have...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,295
Posted By Turquesa
Yes and no. If you talk to teachers,...

Yes and no. If you talk to teachers, pediatricians, and others who work with children, many of them will brag about their iron-clad immunity to common winter ailments. Most people are sick as dogs...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Turquesa
Trust the experts, ladies. Keep calm. Don't ask...

Trust the experts, ladies. Keep calm. Don't ask questions. And trust the experts. :thumb
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Turquesa
Leading FDA Official-To-Be Has Close Ties to Big Pharma

Thoughts?

http://time.com/3714242/candidate-to-lead-fda-has-close-ties-to-big-pharma/
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