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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Turquesa
I don't know the situation in Canada, but for...

I don't know the situation in Canada, but for years, American Medical Association membership has constituted only a tiny percentage of doctors. http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/AMA/27147...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
By the way Daisy8s, you mentioned delaying Hep B...

By the way Daisy8s, you mentioned delaying Hep B vaccination. Do you realize that you are going against the recommendation of the U.S. government and every major medical organization? Don't you...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
I'm glad that the issue of posting culture was...

I'm glad that the issue of posting culture was brought up. We veterans have a long history of hashing out the "conspiracy theory" issue. I don't think some of our pro-vax regulars have changed...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks. That helps. At an initial glance, I...

Thanks. That helps. At an initial glance, I struggle with the second case because I have a hard time with compulsory altruism through medical risk-taking, a concept articulated well in this article...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
Do you believe that there are any conflicts of...

Do you believe that there are any conflicts of interest?
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:58 PM
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Views: 536
Posted By Turquesa
Perhaps there's a lot that I'm missing, then. I...

Perhaps there's a lot that I'm missing, then. I think that knowing the point of your magical world and this exercise would help me better address your questions. :)
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
You need to learn the difference between...

You need to learn the difference between conspiracies and conflicts of interest.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By Turquesa
As I've mentioned elsewhere, industrialized...

As I've mentioned elsewhere, industrialized countries without vaccine mandates tend to retain compliance rates on par with those of the U.S. http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/

Click on...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
I can't answer offhand, but I'm guessing that...

I can't answer offhand, but I'm guessing that there was some. I know for sure that moms held their babies in cars because it made feedings, by breast or even by bottle, a lot easier. Also, a lot of...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
Hey, now. I wrote that OP and carefully worded...

Hey, now. I wrote that OP and carefully worded it to say, "almost no opposition to carseat laws." A disproportionate number of my loved ones are Libertarian, so I leave room for outliers. :)
...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By Turquesa
It just shows me that this health department, the...

It just shows me that this health department, the same one that pushed to remove exemptions and has the power of administrative rule-making, is getting its information from dumbed down press releases...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By Turquesa
Covered upthread. :) What's really...

Covered upthread. :)

What's really disturbing is that one state health department posted Tea's link on their Facebook page. Then they backpedaled and posted the NPR link....
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By Turquesa
My first two answers are obvious and just...

My first two answers are obvious and just reiterate what's stated above.

For the third question, I'd weigh super carefully the risks of vaccine injury vs. the chances of catching the disease AND...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Turquesa
The health department may have questions about...

The health department may have questions about the child's vaccination status, although your pediatrician probably informed them already when s/he filed the report. Or they know if from your state's...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
Well, I'll first thank you to remove that tongue...

Well, I'll first thank you to remove that tongue from your cheek. :) http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2362?etoc

I do agree with the rest and will add that the key word here is "feels." Our...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By Turquesa
The moral of the story is not to rely on the...

The moral of the story is not to rely on the press to give us an accurate picture of the research.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
So what does engender trust in a government...

So what does engender trust in a government recommendation, or even a mandate? What factors determine whether the public complies, expresses skepticism, or puts up outright resistance?

I guess...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
These links deal with activities that aren't...

These links deal with activities that aren't legally required, and legal requirements are what are at issue in this thread.

Carseats are only required for moving vehicles. No state statute...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
Agreed. Just like you first have to get measles...

Agreed. Just like you first have to get measles in order to have the potential to spread it, experience high risk factors, die from it, etc. And just as putting a kid in a carseat doesn't guarantee...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
There's a theoretical risk that somebody could...

There's a theoretical risk that somebody could get in an accident, and the carseat inhibits getting the child out quickly, maybe because the car falls into a river.

I'm confident that these...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,490
Posted By Turquesa
Why Do We Trust Carseats?

Carseats get brought up a lot in the vaccine debate. "Parents don't have a choice with carseats, so why should they have a choice with vaccines?"

It's a terrible analogy on many fronts, the...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By Turquesa
Speaking of incentive for improvement, did you...

Speaking of incentive for improvement, did you know that despite all of the hub-bub about the current acellular pertussis vaccine, there is no new pertussis vaccine in development? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By Turquesa
OK, not even *I'm* that cynical. :lol On what...

OK, not even *I'm* that cynical. :lol On what are you basing this?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
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   05-26-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
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...
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