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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Deborah
Spain sounds very nice. On the other hand,...

Spain sounds very nice.

On the other hand, the colors in Vermont look to be super spectacular this fall.
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By Deborah
I did know someone with a fairly mild tic. An...

I did know someone with a fairly mild tic. An adult. It was extremely obvious. Could not have been missed by anyone who was paying attention.

I've never had any training and, at the time, I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Deborah
Plus, of course, all that hysterical over-the-top...

Plus, of course, all that hysterical over-the-top nastiness directed at vaccine questioners makes them look truly weird.

And alas, some of them are sort of odd. No getting around it.
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By Deborah
No, I think it goes to Switzerland... ...

No, I think it goes to Switzerland...

Actually, Australia and New Zealand and South Africa and everywhere South of the Equator.
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By Deborah
I'm so glad prosciencemum. I personally know...

I'm so glad prosciencemum.

I personally know one woman who got a thimerosal containing tetanus jab during pregnancy. Her daughter ended up with long-term developmental problems and continues to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Deborah
I won't buy insurance from them again. And I'll...

I won't buy insurance from them again. And I'll let them know that.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Deborah
When I was in kindergarten, I developed a fever...

When I was in kindergarten, I developed a fever at school and was sent home. I walked, alone, the three blocks to my house while ill. Because mumps was "going around" my mother assumed it was mumps,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Deborah
I was exposed a few years ago when some children...

I was exposed a few years ago when some children I know had CP. I'm hoping it will stave of shingles for a few years.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Deborah
I had measles and grew up in the era when measles...

I had measles and grew up in the era when measles in childhood was very common.

I was always rather puzzled about the discrepancy between the stats of 450 to 500 deaths per year from measles and...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 351
Posted By Deborah
Interesting question. I would probably...

Interesting question.

I would probably support the peanut ban, because the risk is immediate, obvious and clear.

With vaccines all risks are speculative and based on statistics (manipulatable)...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By Deborah
kathymuggle wrote: If your ego is big enough, you...

kathymuggle wrote: If your ego is big enough, you never think that people will see through you.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Deborah
Odd, they don't mention if the children who came...

Odd, they don't mention if the children who came down with CP were vaxed.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-20-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Deborah
Mixing up events in the developing world with...

Mixing up events in the developing world with events in the US is clever.

Never mentioned is that injections, including vaccines, played a big role in spreading illnesses like Hep B and AIDS....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By Deborah
In clinical studies (you can see some examples at...

In clinical studies (you can see some examples at clinical studies dot gov) there are usually some vaccines given along with the trial vaccine, but the ones I've looked at don't give as many vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deborah
The big difficulty with the arithmetic, is that...

The big difficulty with the arithmetic, is that if vaccines save money, each time a new vaccine is introduced there should be a measurable drop in overall medical costs.

For example, if...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Deborah
Absolutely. Good reason to be cautious...

Absolutely.

Good reason to be cautious about interventions that may or may not work and may or may not add risk.

For example, I'm quite cautious about medical tests. I've realized that some of...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Deborah
At the moment the stray portion is about 90% ...

At the moment the stray portion is about 90%

And the CDC keeps adding more shots to their schedule (something to do with the revolving door, is my guess), so there is just no way all the adults...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Deborah
The CDC is doing a huge push to get adults vaxed...

The CDC is doing a huge push to get adults vaxed and are already bemoaning the low rates.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Deborah
Even if it was an administration error, it is...

Even if it was an administration error, it is still a sign that vaccination is a risky process and should be handled with a high level of caution.

I actually did a thread back a ways about the...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Deborah
Supposedly children are major germ vectors and...

Supposedly children are major germ vectors and adults are not. Except for adults who work in hospitals and any adult who can possibly be vaxed against flu. Because adults are much more likely to be...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Deborah
I recommend funeral insurance, in that case....

I recommend funeral insurance, in that case. Given that death is certain for all of us.

It took me well into my 40s, but I eventually realized that death was inevitable and not worth worrying...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Deborah
No, they are not owning up to it. This is an...

No, they are not owning up to it. This is an internal presentation from many years ago which somehow got out and has been circulating around the vaccine critics community.

I first saw it several...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-18-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Deborah
Dug through a bit more of what they have up. ...

Dug through a bit more of what they have up.

Basically, it sounds to me like they are concerned about the PRO-VACCINE extremists who are throwing around misinformation about the small group of...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Deborah
Someone in the know told me what is supposedly...

Someone in the know told me what is supposedly behind all this flu vaccine pushing.

The story goes as follows:

The public health establishment has major concerns about the possibility of a...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By Deborah
Yeah. I analyzed two of those articles in detail...

Yeah. I analyzed two of those articles in detail a few years ago.

The authors of one consistently inflated the risks and likelihood of illness and consistently deflated and underestimated the...
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