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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
It's a powerful campaign. ...

It's a powerful campaign. http://www.cheeseslave.com/march-for-science-vaccinate-your-kids-parents-of-vaccine-inured-respond-we-did/

(Beware: Graphic images).
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:05 PM
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Views: 4,593
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not sure if this belongs in this thread, but...

I'm not sure if this belongs in this thread, but I'm seeing an increasing number of online comments and tweets blaming "anti-vaxxers" for diseases for which we do not routinely vaccinate in the U.S.,...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Here is an excellent description of scientism:...

Here is an excellent description of scientism: http://wmbriggs.com/post/21450/



That's why the term "science-based legislation" is problematic. Much of the time, such policies are not...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,350
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not sure where this was published. It was...

I'm not sure where this was published. It was shared on the public Facebook page of the European Forum for Vaccine Vigilance, so it's likely a European source.

I realize that much of Europe is...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-23-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,286
Posted By Turquesa
He probably was just trying to sound colorful and...

He probably was just trying to sound colorful and use it toward the opposition. But it is violent language. :( http://www.dictionary.com/browse/snuff--out
Forum: Vaccinations   04-22-2017, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Turquesa
Would somebody care to define for me "snuff out?"...

Would somebody care to define for me "snuff out?" http://www.thevaccinereaction.org/2017/03/dr-peter-hotez-snuff-out-anti-vaccine-movement/

Did this aspiring Offit just issue some sort of violent...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   04-22-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Turquesa
applejuice has brought it to my attention that CA...

applejuice has brought it to my attention that CA is trying to put a de facto ban on out-of-hospital birthing. It makes sense, right? It wasn't enough to come after children's bodies with SB277. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-21-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
Deborah It's totally true. The usual example...

Deborah It's totally true.

The usual example is the case of an article bringing up a vaccine's short-coming and then telling you that you should get it or get more of it. "FLU SHOT CAUSES GROWTH...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-21-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Turquesa
I think it's more along the lines of what ...

I think it's more along the lines of what Deborah was saying, and I talked about it a bit here.
http://www.mothering.com/forum/47-vaccinations/1523769-help-me-crunch-some-numbers-please.html ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-20-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Turquesa
I've just learned that there's a pending school...

I've just learned that there's a pending school shaming law in Texas.

There's also a government-sponsored website that gives parents the same information. Nice, right? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-20-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
It's hard to say. My rights aren't negotiable,...

It's hard to say. My rights aren't negotiable, and I'm suspicious of how he equivocates on the issue of Bad Mommy Laws -- i.e. saying in one article that they "give very little return" and in...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-19-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not sure I understand? Is he covertly...

I'm not sure I understand? Is he covertly espousing a forced-vax position?

Given that I just found this, I suppose that he does sort of talk out of both sides of his mouth. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-19-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
Also, in this piece,...

Also, in this piece, (http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2015/0303/States-move-to-toughen-vaccination-laws-in-wake-of-measles-outbreak) he concedes:
Forum: Vaccinations   04-19-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
I don't think academics can publish anything...

I don't think academics can publish anything about vaccines without paying at least lip service to a pro-compliance slant.

But Largent's pretty candid about some matters. For example: ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-19-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Turquesa
Largent's Book: Has Anyone Read This?

This book looks intriguing. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/647217/pdf#b18

Has anyone read it? It appears analytical and not preachy.

I found this part of the excerpt interesting. Maybe...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-18-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,052
Posted By Turquesa
Oh my. Vaccine injury denialism is getting...

Oh my. Vaccine injury denialism is getting rather boldfaced. Add this guy to your no-go list of pediatricians, (e.g. Offit, Feemster, Boonstra, Pan, Hickie, Switzer, etc.).
Forum: Vaccinations   04-18-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,551
Posted By Turquesa
Also, I wonder how many of these Australian...

Also, I wonder how many of these Australian doctors who refuse non-vax-compliant patients are engaging in proper hand-washing protocol? ...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   04-18-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Turquesa
This piece is a classic. I dumped an OB after...

This piece is a classic. I dumped an OB after hearing one too many rounds of "I never let my patients..."
Forum: Vaccinations   04-18-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,551
Posted By Turquesa
Who can forget the quarantine-violating antics of...

Who can forget the quarantine-violating antics of Nancy "Get-Your-Damn-Vaccine" Snyderman? ...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   04-17-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Turquesa
Rebecca at Evidence-Based Birth compiled this...

Rebecca at Evidence-Based Birth compiled this chart. It's very telling to me that the three forced-vax states also have the lowest VBAC rates. There's a culture in their state legislatures and...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   04-17-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Turquesa
Well, good news autism moms and dads! Once your...

Well, good news autism moms and dads! Once your kid gets his/her genitalia fondled at the security gate, there's a place for the inevitable melt-down. :grin: ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-12-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,052
Posted By Turquesa
I'm bumping this with a contrasting piece. ...

I'm bumping this with a contrasting piece. https://chloeleanne03.wordpress.com/2017/04/10/7-things-not-to-say-to-someone-who-is-vaccine-injured/

She should have added seven more things to her...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-12-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Turquesa
So do I have this right? They're trying to...

So do I have this right? They're trying to manipulate parents into vaccine compliance by infiltrating playgroups and daycares with covert missionaries?
Forum: Vaccinations   04-11-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Turquesa
I've said this before, but it bears repeating. ...

I've said this before, but it bears repeating. The vax-compliance fanatics *create* the clusters through their policies.

Peds dumping non-compliant families? They will CLUSTER in the exam...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   04-10-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Turquesa
Tweety_Bird I just heard about that. :( ...

Tweety_Bird I just heard about that. :(

Deborah, that sounds like a really interesting book. The synopsis of it reminds me of an issue I confronted while traveling through a high-crime city...
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