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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:30 PM
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Posted By mamakah
Antibiotic resistance. It scares the hell out of...

Antibiotic resistance. It scares the hell out of me. 2 million infected by antibiotic resistant bacteria annually, 23,000 die.

http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/threat-report-2013/

Dr.s are...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
Who is getting excited? It's an interesting case...

Who is getting excited? It's an interesting case and was brought up because it's relative to this discussion. It's rare to see the vaccine considered as the source of the disease, so I think we all...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
How can that be if the patient is fully...

How can that be if the patient is fully symptomatic? People who are recently vaccinated with live viruses are discouraged from living with or visiting those who are immune compromised because of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
I did, but I missed that part. Every other...

I did, but I missed that part. Every other article I've read still calls it suspected so I didn't realize it was actually confirmed yet.

I'm very interested in the genotype results. :lurk
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
Has it been confirmed? I thought it was still...

Has it been confirmed? I thought it was still suspected.

http://www.somdnews.com/article/20150128/NEWS/150129285/1056&template=southernMaryland

"In Baltimore, a 12-month-old is suspected to...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By mamakah
Bill Maher is another one that seems to have the...

Bill Maher is another one that seems to have the penis-protection-from-hatred thing. The worst I've heard him called is "anti science". But, regardless of his stance on vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By mamakah
Just sat down with coffee to finally read this. ...

Just sat down with coffee to finally read this. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-27-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By mamakah
Well, we're always reminded that she posed for...

Well, we're always reminded that she posed for playboy, so I think it's just your everyday misogyny.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By mamakah
Yes!!! Thank you for putting into words something...

Yes!!! Thank you for putting into words something I've been trying to articulate for years.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
This article was just emailed to me: ...

This article was just emailed to me:
http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/va_md_dc/region-briefs-baltimore-looks-into-measles-case/article_5da5948f-dbe9-59df-8395-4dc58ac38525.html

"The case is not...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
Thanks! I bumped!

Thanks! I bumped!
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By mamakah
Reviving! The topic came up in another thread and...

Reviving! The topic came up in another thread and I thought I'd revive so we can continue the discussion.
I'm a feminist. For years I've been troubled by the media's frequent use of "stay at home...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
I never mentioned you or your post. I was just...

I never mentioned you or your post. I was just reminded about the topic I've been meaning to discuss on this forum.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
This reminds me of a thread I've been meaning to...

This reminds me of a thread I've been meaning to start about sexism and the vaccine debate! Is anyone (pro or anti/delayed/selective) sick of this whole "mommies vs doctors" spin that many articles,...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-24-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
Well, you used an anecdotal story to take it to a...

Well, you used an anecdotal story to take it to a fear based extreme, but I think you know what I was saying. In the absence of a life threatening ailment, we can change our decision if the data is...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
One could argue that you all spent a lot of time...

One could argue that you all spent a lot of time defending that you care about your children's health just as much as anti vaxers. I found that to be pretty distracting.

Do you really think that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 169
Posted By mamakah
Ah, no worries. I hadn't read all the responses...

Ah, no worries. I hadn't read all the responses so I assumed it was addressing my post! My bad. :smile:
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 169
Posted By mamakah
We play it through a bluetooth speaker...meaning...

We play it through a bluetooth speaker...meaning the screen isn't in the room. It's what I suggested in my post.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
I agree that our current crisis with antibiotic...

I agree that our current crisis with antibiotic resistance is something to consider when assessing disease risk now. Nosocomial infections are not something to mess with. But, I think saying that...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,393
Posted By mamakah
Well, yes they can be good at treating cancer, or...

Well, yes they can be good at treating cancer, or premature infants, or performing heart and brain surgery when they have a Mcdonalds in the lobby. However, having a Mcdonalds in the lobby certainly...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By mamakah
See, my lab results during my pregnancy showed...

See, my lab results during my pregnancy showed that I was immune to rubella but it doesn't look like they tested for measles antibodies. So, the R in the MMR was effective (unless I was exposed...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By mamakah
This is really helpful, and I'll definitely look...

This is really helpful, and I'll definitely look into it more! Thanks again.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By mamakah
I definitely had a noticeable immune response,...

I definitely had a noticeable immune response, but I can't say it was the MMR since I also received the Tdap AND a Hep B shot at the same time. I told myself I would "be OK" since I really didn't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By mamakah
We do have the tickets, but he doesn't know we're...

We do have the tickets, but he doesn't know we're going yet. Plane tickets, hotel and everything have been paid for.

I agree that by the time we go, it will have mellowed out and even now I don't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-22-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By mamakah
My go-to book whenever I'm feeling anxious, or...

My go-to book whenever I'm feeling anxious, or like I need to brush up on my info is the CDC's Pink Book. It (usually) comforts me. Also, I find inside vaccines.com to be helpful when I want links...
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