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Forum: Child & Teen Health   Today, 06:13 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
??? Why on earth would you be certain he is...

???

Why on earth would you be certain he is safe from lead, mold, etc? Lead bits fly around when they are disturbed - and construction disturbs things. Undisturbed mold is an issue - disturbed...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   Today, 06:06 PM
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Views: 448
Posted By kathymuggle
Seeing as he is young and is coming from HSing...

Seeing as he is young and is coming from HSing (so presumably does not have any firm friendships at the school) - no.

I would spend too much time worrying about it. I would just pick another...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By kathymuggle
Scary article here (warning: read only if your...

Scary article here (warning: read only if your blood pressure is good)
...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By kathymuggle
Still musing on the topic. Tadamsmar, I...

Still musing on the topic.

Tadamsmar, I tentatively reject the idea that only governments can censor. I have taken a look at a number of defintions over the past day or two and the jury seems out...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By kathymuggle
I would stand far away from coughing people, or...

I would stand far away from coughing people, or even people with colds when your babe is less than 4 months. The distance you need to stand is something you will have to look up (google...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 882
Posted By kathymuggle
I am not sure penicillin is the greatest analogy....

I am not sure penicillin is the greatest analogy. I am not trying to be difficult, btw. Penicillin is given to sick people for a bacterial infection; vaccines are typically given to well people for...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 882
Posted By kathymuggle
I think I did it to you last week. >:D We...

I think I did it to you last week. >:D

We are not allowed to post on each others subforums, so sometimes resort to bringing issues to the main page. I am not sure it is great, but it seems the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 882
Posted By kathymuggle
Here is the original quote: Originally...

Here is the original quote:

Originally Posted by japonica
I think they had to add that at the end or else the media wouldn't touch it. There's a heated "war" on people who are "anti-vax" over...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 882
Posted By kathymuggle
I don't remember the thread, but I will take your...

I don't remember the thread, but I will take your word for it.

I don't think the bad reaction in and of itself turns someone from pro-vax to "anti-vax", although it might make them personally...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,604
Posted By kathymuggle
Having an unnecessary MMR puts your child at...

Having an unnecessary MMR puts your child at unnecessary risk from vaccine reactions. I agree it does not put others at risk (well, except for shedding).

Failing to titre when a vaccine has a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By kathymuggle
Unless something else is going on, I vote for...

Unless something else is going on, I vote for over-thinking.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By kathymuggle
censorship

Help me sort it out.

If a magazine caves to lobby group pressure and will not print something/show another side of the story because of said pressure - is that censorship?

Can only governments...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,004
Posted By kathymuggle
In an attempt to not go too OT, I have created a...

In an attempt to not go too OT, I have created a new thread on censorship.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By kathymuggle
I am sure you have seen this before, but in case...

I am sure you have seen this before, but in case you have not :)

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png

ETA: While I am sure you know this (this is offered on the off chance you don't and...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By kathymuggle
My story is little different. Scroll down to the...

My story is little different. Scroll down to the last papragraph if you want the short version.

I was never pro-vaccine in a rah-rah sort of way. I didn't fall into parenthood well versed in...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,604
Posted By kathymuggle
First point: The link you provided said shots...

First point: The link you provided said shots versus blood draws - it did not mention what type of shots. There are allergy, pain, insulin, iron shots…..

Tea, I understand if you prefer to skip...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,604
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   07-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,004
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   07-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,604
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   07-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
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   07-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,004
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   07-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,026
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: 77
Views: 2,004
Posted By kathymuggle
I did not say that.

I did not say that.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,004
Posted By kathymuggle
You did not answer the question.

You did not answer the question.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,004
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...
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