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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Apparently, 1.8% of people filing exemptions...

Apparently, 1.8% of people filing exemptions makes for A WORLD OF ANTI-VAXXERS!!!!!!! (http://thefederalist.com/2017/02/28/protect-infant-world-anti-vaxxers/):firedevil

But her language is not...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Turquesa
Point well taken, and thank you for clarifying. ...

Point well taken, and thank you for clarifying. :) Most faithful MDCers are in that road-less-traveled boat in one way or another.

I think we're lying to ourselves if we claim to be 100%...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Turquesa
I suppose that keeping GE content a secret from...

I suppose that keeping GE content a secret from consumers is one way of controlling other people's bodies, albeit not as direct as medical intervention.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Turquesa
??? I'm not sure what your point is or what your...

??? I'm not sure what your point is or what your goal was in posting this. But I was responding to Richella's post conveying a sense of isolation. If you had your own different experience, good on...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Turquesa
Forced Vax Backer Want to Ban Home VBACs

Oh wow. Try saying that thread title as fast as you can after a few drinks! :lol

Oklahoma's VBAC rate is already abysmal. (http://www.cesareanrates.com/p/vbac-rates-by-state.html) So for a lot...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Turquesa
I suspect that there's a strong hope of nobody...

I suspect that there's a strong hope of nobody actually reading the junk studies. I highly doubt that most reporters do.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Turquesa
I feel for parents who make these decisions in...

I feel for parents who make these decisions in isolation. It takes a lot of admirable strength to move forward with your convictions without external validation.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-27-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By Turquesa
I am glad that the article included that advice,...

I am glad that the article included that advice, but that headline is downright insulting.

"Fool shot" was a bizarre, subconcious type-o, but I'm gonna run with it. :lol
Forum: Vaccinations   02-27-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks for bumping this. It reminds me of this...

Thanks for bumping this. It reminds me of this nonsense. http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Editorial+dispute+fool+shot/7562552/story.html

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Ignore the science against...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-27-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By Turquesa
Also from Australia . . ...

Also from Australia . . https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/parents-warned-off-high-profile-anti-vax-campaigne/3147568/

This latest excuse for censorship gave me a chuckle:



Did you hear...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Turquesa
I marked the second "somewhat." Going through...

I marked the second "somewhat." Going through pregnancy and childbirth was a real eye-opener because it exposed me to exactly how fallible the medical profession can be. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Turquesa
Does Your Social Circle Influence Your Vaccination Decisions?

Reading this article (http://www.sapiens.org/culture/social-belonging-and-the-decision-to-vaccinate/) got me wondering about the role that our social circles play in our vaccination decisions. ...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-24-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By Turquesa
Um, that's the definition, plain and simple, and...

Um, that's the definition, plain and simple, and it's worth gold to describe what Google has done. Whether it's done by the government or a private entity, a site you like or a site you don't, it's...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-24-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By Turquesa
Uh, no. It would be censorship, the act of...

Uh, no. It would be censorship, the act of censoring. It would be legal censorship, but censorship all the same.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-24-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Turquesa
It looks like a similar effort is gaining...

It looks like a similar effort is gaining traction in New Hampshire. http://www.concordmonitor.com/vaccine-vaccinations-nh-commissioner-8259495
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-23-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By Turquesa
I'm unable to play the audio but found an article...

I'm unable to play the audio but found an article about it. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-21-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 954
Posted By Turquesa
Have you ever advocated for a policy without...

Have you ever advocated for a policy without espousing the arguments that support it? Is it necessary to have a law in place before you practice what you preach? Or should you be doing that even...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-20-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 954
Posted By Turquesa
Another example of the belief-behavior gap? ...

Another example of the belief-behavior gap?

The American Medical Association supports coercive vaccination policies....
Forum: Vaccinations   02-20-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 954
Posted By Turquesa
Well, after well over 100 years of routinely...

Well, after well over 100 years of routinely vaccinating only children, (vaccination for widespread smallpox outbreaks being the exception), "we" have finally decided that it's time to invite adults...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-19-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 954
Posted By Turquesa
The Belief-Behavior Gap

Riddle me this. Why do 68% of American adults favor mandatory vaccinations for school,...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-19-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,456
Posted By Turquesa
I've said this before, and it applies to vaccines...

I've said this before, and it applies to vaccines and a multitude of other topics. There is a difference between choice and free choice.

If prostitutes can get into the profession whenever the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-18-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Turquesa
Preschoolers and Kindergartners can be cluelessly...

Preschoolers and Kindergartners can be cluelessly blunt. :shrug I just lump the fat comments in with teaching them etiquette. :shrug "Yes, Mommy has some extra pounds. But it's never good manners...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-18-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Turquesa
Bumping because even three years after I started...

Bumping because even three years after I started it, I still remember this thread.

I've also come to the conclusion that in order for the vaccine issue to be black and white, these criteria...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-17-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By Turquesa
You don't trust a health minister with no...

You don't trust a health minister with no publicly shared healthcare-related credentials who declares that there are NO risks to vaccination? Surely you jest!
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Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-17-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By Turquesa
Does anyone remember Jill Hennessy, Victorian...

Does anyone remember Jill Hennessy, Victorian Health Minister and instigator of some drama queen-ish antics last year? (https://septicskeptics.com/2016/10/27/jill-hennessy-lies-exposed/)

She...
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