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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Taximom5
So, if anyone sees any fear-mongering...

So, if anyone sees any fear-mongering advertisements featuring doctors recommending flu shots as one's best hope to avoid dying of the flu, post 'em here so we can compare them to the CDC "recipe!"
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By Taximom5
Are you saying that you think tics are difficult...

Are you saying that you think tics are difficult to diagnose?

What do you think the likelihood is of misdiagnosing a tic that doesn't really exist? "Oh, no, doc, that's not a tic, I really MEANT...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Taximom5
Wait a minute--we're allowed to "share" which...

Wait a minute--we're allowed to "share" which pediatricians we recommend, but not which ones we have issues with?
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Taximom5
Sounds very much like complaints I have heard...

Sounds very much like complaints I have heard about Chris Hickie...I guess there are control freaks and sociopaths everywhere. :frown:
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Taximom5
applejuice, the citation given for 1-10 was from...

applejuice, the citation given for 1-10 was from "Tiefer L (2006) Female sexual dysfunction: A case study of disease mongering and activist resistance. PLoS Med 3(4): e178."

Here is a direct link:...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Taximom5
Here is a similar sales plan, used by Nestle to...

Here is a similar sales plan, used by Nestle to sell infant formula to uneducated, poverty-stricken mothers in developing countries:

"Nestlé accomplished this in three ways, said New...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Taximom5
Selling Sickness--Who's Buying?

Dr. Peter Doshi is an assistant professor of pharmaceutical health services research in the School of Pharmacy and associate editor at The BMJ (formerly, British Medical Journal), so, try as they...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Taximom5
Wow. If ONE MMR before the age of 3 raises...

Wow. If ONE MMR before the age of 3 raises autism risk by 340% for African-American boys, I wonder where the studies are for the effect of TWO MMRs in the second year of life for African-American...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-20-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Taximom5
It's disgusting propaganda. Look back in history...

It's disgusting propaganda. Look back in history at major propaganda efforts, and you'll see massive parallels.

The vaccine manufacturers have clearly done their homework. They've learned from...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-20-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Taximom5
Please tell us how seriously they are about...

Please tell us how seriously they are about tracking safety, when they never track those who have reported severe reactions. This is a particular complaint of the families of the "Gardasil Girls,"...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
You forgot to factor in the cost of medications...

You forgot to factor in the cost of medications for severe adverse effects from the vaccine.

What might be the cost, for example, of a lifetime of seizure disorder, triggered by the vaccine? Or...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Taximom5
You do realize that we're not discussing whether...

You do realize that we're not discussing whether or not life is unavoidably unsafe? We're discussing the fact that the head of marketing for the CDC was instructing physicians to fear-monger the flu...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
I have not called any members any names at all. ...

I have not called any members any names at all. However, it does not violate forum guidelines to call an argument "lame" or "desperate." If you think it does, you may certainly report me, and if a...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Taximom5
Yes, suggestion is SO important when people want...

Yes, suggestion is SO important when people want to find out the facts, and I'm sure those suggestions are very comforting to the families of the dead babies.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
This is a very weak argument against the original...

This is a very weak argument against the original point, which is that the pharmaceutical industry makes much more money medicating vaccine-induced issues (such as autoimmune disorders, neurological...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Taximom5
Exclamation CDC's "Recipe" For Fostering Public Interest and High Vaccine Demand

This interesting little tidbit http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Activity%20Files/PublicHealth/MicrobialThreats/Nowak.pdf
comes from Glen Nowak, Acting Director of Media Relations and Associate...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
Nice try, but...well, lame. You certainly didn't...

Nice try, but...well, lame. You certainly didn't say anything to indicate whether that amount of medication was taken over several months or over a lifetime or what. The implication was that this...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-17-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Taximom5
The bit at the end of the video makes it look...

The bit at the end of the video makes it look like he took his name off the 2004 study. Did he?
Forum: Vaccinations   09-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
Are you thinking of Tamiflu/Relenza? The...

Are you thinking of Tamiflu/Relenza?

The Cochrane Review didn't think much of them either--basically said the same thing as they said about the flu shot. No evidence that it helps, insufficient...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,801
Posted By Taximom5
I think there is actually a kernel of truth...

I think there is actually a kernel of truth behind the idea that breastfeeding will affect the strength of your teeth.

If you are vitamin D-deficient (which is unfortunately quite common), you may...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
Interesting, indeed. Your approach, I mean. ...

Interesting, indeed. Your approach, I mean.

You post a photo of 8 medications, saying, "this is just half the medications a Polio survivor takes."

Funny. 8 different medication, but you...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
Of course they didn't find any difference. They...

Of course they didn't find any difference. They weren't looking for one. They compared a group of vaccinated children whose first seizure was within 2 days of vaccination with...(drum roll,...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Taximom5
Also interesting: "Montgomery health officials...

Also interesting:
"Montgomery health officials confirmed last week that all of the campers who developed whooping cough were vaccinated against it. That they fell ill anyway is likely a reflection...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By Taximom5
They did NOT present both sides, although they...

They did NOT present both sides, although they went to great lengths to APPEAR to be presenting both sides.

What they did, instead, was to pick one child with a diagnosed seizure disorder, Dravet...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,822
Posted By Taximom5
Well said, Deborah. I've been saying for...

Well said, Deborah.

I've been saying for ages that I think the studies are flawed on both sides. And that I think Andrew Wakefield was at best, naive, and at worst, an absolute IDIOT* for...
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