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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:46 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
That seemed more like an interchange between two...

That seemed more like an interchange between two people, which is different from several posters going "whoa" over inflammatory comments.


The Daisy thing was not a case of someone disagreeing...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Oh, pffttt...... Jessica the pro-vaxxer has...

Oh, pffttt......

Jessica the pro-vaxxer has been all over this thread (for example) without being jumped on. Daisy got called out for saying we were all conspiracy theorists, fearful and victimy...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:45 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Meningitis scares the crap out of me. I...

Meningitis scares the crap out of me.

I think you and all lurkers need to be really careful in dismissing possibility of meningitis, though, due to being vaccinated. There are strains of...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Is ridiculous a synonym for "obvious nonsense?" ...

Is ridiculous a synonym for "obvious nonsense?" I think it is :wink:
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Daisy : I have a question for you: there are a...

Daisy : I have a question for you: there are a number of posters here who are selective vaxxers. Are they automatically conspiracy theorists, too? How does that reconcile with them accepting...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Well, thank you newbie for killing a perfectly...

Well, thank you newbie for killing a perfectly nice and thoughtful conversation with the ad hominem attack of "conspiracy theorist." as well as fearful and victim. If trolling is your style, I...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By kathymuggle
Let's go with what you said in post one - as the...

Let's go with what you said in post one - as the vaccination rate decreased, the disease rate of said disease would go up. With more disease, one can assume more deaths.

On a personal level, I...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   Yesterday, 05:34 AM
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Views: 246
Posted By kathymuggle
Op - where do you live? I think mosquito bites...

Op - where do you live? I think mosquito bites are worrisome in some place - typically where malaria and dengue fever are present, and nothing more than a major annoyance in most places in the USA...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
This goes both ways. Some may claim NVers...

This goes both ways.

Some may claim NVers under-estimate how awful it was in the past, but I would argue that some pro-vaxxers over -estimate how awful it was in the past. Not being alive in the...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Why do you think we trust the air in our homes...

Why do you think we trust the air in our homes but not vaccines?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Except most us do not know that 3/4 of car seats...

Except most us do not know that 3/4 of car seats are improperly installed.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By kathymuggle
1. 10 000 dead in a country of a million? ...

1. 10 000 dead in a country of a million? Assuming the disease is spread across all demographics, you betcha I would get the vaccine.

2. No, I would not get the vaccine if the area I lived...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
The second link points out that 3/4 car seats are...

The second link points out that 3/4 car seats are not installed properly, and that automobile crashes remain the number one cause of death in children under 13.

Despite the above, there are not...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,226
Posted By kathymuggle
Lots of good points upthread. I think...

Lots of good points upthread.


I think people have a visceral reaction to being told what they can and cannot put in their bodies...for good reason. Car seats do not enter bodies ;)
Forum: Vaccinations   05-28-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By kathymuggle
I would not go to the doctor over mumps. I...

I would not go to the doctor over mumps. I might report it to the health unit If I was feeling kind - which they would probably ignore anyways as it is not an official diagnosis, but assuming I did...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By kathymuggle
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 10:32 AM
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Views: 660
Posted By kathymuggle
The woman in question lives in Ontario. The...

The woman in question lives in Ontario. The Ontario exemption form states:

"
The requirements of the
Immunization of School Pupils Act
conflict with my sincerely held convictions based on...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By kathymuggle
Interesting question. I am going to get...

Interesting question.

I am going to get bogged down a bit with the word "mandatory" when I said in the first post I did not want to go there.

Many things are mandatory in our culture that...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-26-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By kathymuggle
topic for discussion - freedom and science

Position: There can be no discussion of vaccine science while there is no true freedom of choice.

I say: largely true. Choice and freedom come before decisions.

Note: whether or not there...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By kathymuggle
Google. When I get hits I scan for links I...

Google.

When I get hits I scan for links I think are mainstream and thus credible to many people.

I also (from experience) know which links are likely to cite sources, which is huge with...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By kathymuggle
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/merc...

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/merck-whistleblowers_b_5881914.html

http://blogs.wsj.com/pharmalot/2014/09/10/did-merck-unfairly-monopolize-the-market-for-a-mumps-vaccine/
...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By kathymuggle
The link seems broken. Repaste, please.

The link seems broken. Repaste, please.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,319
Posted By kathymuggle
To be fair, though, how many are offered it? ...

To be fair, though, how many are offered it?

My sister has two kids on the spectrum. One of her most common complaints is that any time her kids have a health issue, the doctors like to chalk it...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,319
Posted By kathymuggle
I wonder if one of the risks of disease is that...

I wonder if one of the risks of disease is that you are more prone to catch other stuff floating around?

It is really common in my area to see kids and adults get one sickness after another...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2015, 05:23 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
I do not. I wish I did - but the cat thinks they...

I do not. I wish I did - but the cat thinks they are tasty treats. I have numerous outdoor plants - mostly vegetable, but some flowers as well.
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