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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 10:24 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
No one can eliminate all risk. Most...

No one can eliminate all risk.


Most people are interested in weighing risks against the activity at hand. Sometimes people do not bother at all with weighing risks if the perceived risk is...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
A little OT, but all the discussion of avoiding...

A little OT, but all the discussion of avoiding "false balance" can definitely sound like censorship.


I definitely think there are some in pro-vax camps who do not wish for anything that smacks...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:15 AM
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Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
1: I can understand the government not wanting...

1: I can understand the government not wanting to titre everybody to find 5%. I am not sure I agree with them, but I do see both side from the vaccine-program POV. What I don't understand at all is...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   Today, 08:16 AM
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Posted By kathymuggle
At 16, I think she needs to have a large say in...

At 16, I think she needs to have a large say in this.


Make sure your ducks are in a row before you discuss this with her - how common are measles, mumps, rubella (CDC pink book or MMWR are good...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:57 AM
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Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
The same rights as everyone else. I feel...

The same rights as everyone else.


I feel a bit like we are going in circles. Is there any specific questions you have or position statement you could make to make the issue clearer?
Forum: Site Help   Yesterday, 02:34 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
Ohhh...yes, I am curious what the announcment...

Ohhh...yes, I am curious what the announcment says as well!

No luck getting on - except on this thread - for the same reasons others have said.

I have tried mac and PC.

As an aside, the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
I did not say that.

I did not say that.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:24 AM
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Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
You did not answer the question.

You did not answer the question.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
Do you think the constitution should permit...

Do you think the constitution should permit forcing people (assuming mental competance) to undergo medical procedures?

Do you live in Canada?

I do . I would bet every dime I own that no sane...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
Well, then I will modify my statement. Certain...

Well, then I will modify my statement. Certain coersive actions should only be allowed under extreme circumstance.

As per the bolded…so?

There are two matrixes upon which to base a vaccine...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
Posted By kathymuggle
Well, to defend psm a bit….if stickers are given...

Well, to defend psm a bit….if stickers are given by the doctor to reward good behaviour (ick) then I am not sure her son did deserve a sticker. That would be inconsistant and confusing. He did kick...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 07:51 AM
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Views: 1,658
Posted By kathymuggle
Questions in bold. Do you want to right for...

Questions in bold.

Do you want to right for you kids to go to public school regardless of their vaccine status without having to file an exemption?

Yes

Do you want the right for the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,064
Posted By kathymuggle
I found this. If anyone is interested they need...

I found this. If anyone is interested they need to read it carefully.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6207a4.htm

The review, which the recommendation to offer pregnant women a tdap...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,064
Posted By kathymuggle
let's backtrack: What safety studies were...

let's backtrack:

What safety studies were the initial recommendation to vaccinate women in pregnancy for pertussis based on?
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By kathymuggle
I am not saying you shouldn't be annoyed when a...

I am not saying you shouldn't be annoyed when a comment is left up that you find offensive. I am annoyed when nasty comments by pro-vaxxers are left up. I am saying it happens fairly frequently...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
Posted By kathymuggle
I am not really trying to turn negative memories...

I am not really trying to turn negative memories into positive memories. I am ok with them coming to their own conclusions about an experience without me trying to alter it. It is ok if they view...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 02:22 PM
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Views: 432
Posted By kathymuggle
flagged comments

Tea said this on another forum, I would have addressed it there, but you know, I am not allowed:wink:

I will also say that while Tea's comment is the lastest I have seen, it is hardly the only I...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
Posted By kathymuggle
meh. We regularly hit up a restaurant...

meh.


We regularly hit up a restaurant after the dentist. I am not sure it is brilliant (rewarding ones-self with food) but hey.


Now saying "behaving like a soldier" icks me out somewhat....
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
By engaging in informed consent, as well as some...

By engaging in informed consent, as well as some other health choices, I am also satisficing.


No god has decreed vaccines are the best or only way to health


Don't throw eggs at people who...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,118
Posted By kathymuggle
Sure they do. When I bring up vaccine...

Sure they do.


When I bring up vaccine shedding in conversation such as this, it is always to point out the inherent hypocrisy is pointing fingers at non-vaxxers for theoretically putting others...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
really good post, Becky

really good post, Becky
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
Maybe….. Let's test this hypothesis. ...

Maybe…..

Let's test this hypothesis.

What efficacy rate is needed for you to not titre, under general circumstances?

What efficacy rate is needed for you titre in an outbreak?
Outbreak of...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
I think it is pretty common to check if drugs are...

I think it is pretty common to check if drugs are working after administering them. I am not sure if it is standard of care - but it might be. Erigeron? Katelove?

Ex: cholesterol meds. My mom...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,882
Posted By kathymuggle
I cannot speak for other non-vaxxers, but I have...

I cannot speak for other non-vaxxers, but I have been pretty clear that I only think titres are necessary to determine protection levels in vaccines that are known to have low efficacy. I also do...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By kathymuggle
I would respect their wishes. I think they are...

I would respect their wishes. I think they are wrong - but it is their baby, their call.

I would try and give them a bit of information on why you have made some of the decisions you have made,...
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