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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:22 PM
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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   Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
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: 660
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: 660
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: 345
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: 660
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: 930
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: 930
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: 930
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: 930
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: 2,454
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: 235
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: 757
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!
...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-17-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
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...
Forum: Women's Health   02-16-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
Oh good. (Whew!) So long as you've ruled out...

Oh good. (Whew!) So long as you've ruled out things like a brain tumor or seizure disorder, you have a little wiggle room to experiment with which treatments best suite you.

Migraines have also...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-16-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Turquesa
Seeing as their CEO isn't even a chiropractor,...

Seeing as their CEO isn't even a chiropractor, (https://au.linkedin.com/in/matthew-fisher-5970051a) it's a wonder that they represent the profession at all.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-16-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 948
Posted By Turquesa
@Deborah...

@Deborah (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=6301) I haven't read through your links but intend to because this topic has been of great interest to me. Aerial spraying as a whole is of...
Forum: Women's Health   02-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Turquesa
I would first suggest psychotherapy with a...

I would first suggest psychotherapy with a counselor to address the intense feelings around your chronic pain. Therapy is no big deal; I don't know where I'd be without my therapist.

I know that...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-14-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 948
Posted By Turquesa
I am a little surprised to see Offit go all Koch...

I am a little surprised to see Offit go all Koch Brothers on this issue. :shrug

If scientific consensus is as important as claimed, can anybody provide pro-DDT statements of consensus from actual...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-14-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 948
Posted By Turquesa
Part of it is cultural. We love to get drunk on...

Part of it is cultural. We love to get drunk on our own moral outrage, so every undesirable event needs its human scapegoat.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-13-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Turquesa
Tea, Tea, Tea! Could we give this a rest? I...

Tea, Tea, Tea! Could we give this a rest? I have no idea what you're hoping to dig up with this line of discussion.

A physician in Australia with serious disdain for chiropractors feels, for...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-13-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 948
Posted By Turquesa
Ah, an old favorite fallacy! Post hoc ergo ad...

Ah, an old favorite fallacy! Post hoc ergo ad propter hoc.

You're throwing the words "resulted" and "result" around loosely. So let's take a look at what really happened ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 948
Posted By Turquesa
Deborah I read The Silent Spring in college and...

Deborah I read The Silent Spring in college and appreciate the reminder to pick it up again. I overall love that blog that you linked but think there are better take-downs of Carson's critics. It's...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-12-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Turquesa
Oh that's what you're talking about?? Yes, I...

Oh that's what you're talking about?? Yes, I said, in a decidedly non-committal way, that I found it interesting, as in interesting that a pro-vaccine compliance physician acknowledged that the CAA...
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