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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:53 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Absolutely not. I know you have not read the...

Absolutely not. I know you have not read the whole thread, so I will recap a post I made earlier.

"Of course not. The way to show whether or not MMR increases autism on a population level would...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:14 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Did the study look at autism rates in the...

Did the study look at autism rates in the unvaccinated? If they didn't it shows no such thing.

A higher autism rate among male African Americans who receive the vaccine on schedule compared to...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Of course not. The way to show whether or not...

Of course not. The way to show whether or not MMR increases autism on a population level would be to have several well constructed, unbiased studies where a large unvaxxed population is compared to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 11:21 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
My mother used a harness on me as a child - and...

My mother used a harness on me as a child - and it was not a cute, non-obtrusive one, lol!

My mom rocks. Love her. No therapy over the harness. Take it easy on yourself.

Kathy
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Absolutely - either use a harness (they have cute...

Absolutely - either use a harness (they have cute ones that look like animal - backpacks: you hold the tail) or put him in a stroller. I would choose harness, but whatever works for you.


...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:54 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
I am good. The video worked the second time. ...

I am good. The video worked the second time.

Autism Media Channel remains down, though. (Their facebook page says it is technical difficulties. Interesting timing)
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:44 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
I don't really know anything about Jon Rappoport....

I don't really know anything about Jon Rappoport.

That being said, I am concerned for Dr. Hooker and Bill Thompson, no matter how the dust settles.

Whistle-blowing is incredibly nasty...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:51 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
I got that as well from reading the skeptic blog....

I got that as well from reading the skeptic blog. Pretty insulting.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:16 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2014/08/22/brian...

http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2014/08/22/brian-hooker-proves-andrew-wakefield-wrong-about-vaccines-and-autism/

Well, a skeptic has weighed in.

His main bone of contention seems to be that...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-21-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Exactly. Citing something from 15-25 years ago...

Exactly. Citing something from 15-25 years ago as evidence of how journalists act now is silly.

As per Thorsen, he is not a household name because journalists did not choose to make him a...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-21-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Your first point, as well as your link, are from...

Your first point, as well as your link, are from the 90's. Things change.

My sense as to why they have not run with the story:

1. They don't want to. Does a story exist if no one reads about...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-21-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Completely agree. I think non-vaxxers...

Completely agree.


I think non-vaxxers have shied away from telling their stories for years, for fear of screeches of "anecdata!" I think we need to stop letting pro-vaxxers define the playing...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-21-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
It was a good interview. It is about time...

It was a good interview. It is about time someone who is non-vax interviewed a fellow non-vaxxer. V4V does it all the time. I suspect it is effective.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
I thought that as well. ...

I thought that as well.

http://www.mothering.com/forum/17507-vaccinating-schedule/1403594-anti-vax-pro-vax-natural-parenting-perspective.html

"I don't tend to bring it up, either. But when...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-20-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Ditto. Thus far we have nada from any...

Ditto. Thus far we have nada from any mainstreams news sources or skeptic sites. If anyone finds anything, please post.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-20-2014, 07:33 AM
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Views: 114
Posted By kathymuggle
which vaccine did the child have? I am assuming...

which vaccine did the child have? I am assuming it is rotavirus, which sheds through the stool.

Wash your hands well, use your own towel or mat for changings and do not allow others to change...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
On diagnostic substitution: "Our findings...

On diagnostic substitution:

"Our findings are consistent with a recent study using data from California by Hertz-Picciotto and Delwiche which found that changes in diagnostic criteria may account...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
Smart-aleck.:duck Words in mouths and all that. ...

Smart-aleck.:duck Words in mouths and all that.

In any event, you got it backwards.

I believe that autism rates have risen faster than mental retardation rates have dropped.

1/2 of all...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
Of course it matters what you think. If it...

Of course it matters what you think. If it doesn't, then why are you here? If it is just to share information, that is fine, although analysis and experience make what we share deeper. Even the...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6KxKpV0gOQ0/UbYPphuYALI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6KxKpV0gOQ0/UbYPphuYALI/AAAAAAAAPcg/CQ_BKFPHX0w/s1600/Autism+Chart.jpgThe abstract said this:

"Burden was calculated in terms of years lived with disability (YLDs) and...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
I spent a minute going over the article and...

I spent a minute going over the article and something struck me as fishy.

Are they really trying to say that autism numbers in Australia have not increased since 1990? That certainly does not...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
What do you think, tea? Has the number of people...

What do you think, tea? Has the number of people with autism in your community increased, based on your observation?

Please give your age and experience with children.

I will.

I am 42 yrs...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By kathymuggle
Exactly. Everyone I know who works with...

Exactly.

Everyone I know who works with children knows that the number of autistic children (not just "diagnosis") has risen in the last 20 years. I wonder how long they can sing this tune. So...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By kathymuggle
When you are trying to sort it out, keep in mind...

When you are trying to sort it out, keep in mind a few things:

1. if you are looking at reaction rates, figure out if that is per series or per dose. It is typically per dose. Thus, if a...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,492
Posted By kathymuggle
In case people prefer an article: ...

In case people prefer an article:
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