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Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2016, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Do you mean that you know someone who cannot...

Do you mean that you know someone who cannot homeschool and doesn't know what to do? Move.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2016, 08:24 AM
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Views: 167
Posted By Turquesa
What gets me is the inconsistency. ...

What gets me is the inconsistency. (http://www.healthline.com/health/antibiotics/addiction-how-patient-demand-helps-drive-epidemic)
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Turquesa
"As Antibiotics Fail, We Need More Vaccines"

Well, we pretty much f@#ked up public health with antibiotic over-prescription, but we promise we'll get this whole more-vaccines thing right because Science.
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Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, comparing vaccine court to regular court is...

Yea, comparing vaccine court to regular court is apples to oranges. Just making the cut to get a hearing in vaccine court is a much more loaded and intense process than doing so for a direct tort...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
This, along with so many other reasons delineated...

This, along with so many other reasons delineated in this thread, is why we need philosophical exemptions. I trust science. I don't always trust the people claiming to espouse it.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-11-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
Here is another example of rushing to...

Here is another example of rushing to recommendations and policies, (university-based), or just simplistic vaccine cheerleading without sufficient science. The bolding is my own. (Why is vaccine...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-10-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By Turquesa
Yes. Pretty much this. In any informed consent...

Yes. Pretty much this. In any informed consent battle, opponents invoke appeals to paternalism. The information is too complex for your pretty little head, so it's best that we just withhold it...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-10-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By Turquesa
Protect them from what? The phantom,...

Protect them from what? The phantom, never-before-happened (since pre-1986) threat of paying out oodles of cash on successful, plaintiff-victorious verdicts from adverse vaccine reactions?

Drug...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-09-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By Turquesa
I was recently sent home some sample inhalers...

I was recently sent home some sample inhalers whose side effects include, among other things, death by asthma attack. Lovely. :rolleyes My asthma symptoms have all but disappeared thanks to a...
Forum: Spirituality   02-09-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Turquesa
I'm replying a little late MissMuffet, but...

I'm replying a little late MissMuffet, but although I'm not Muslim, I love the idea of taking routine, frequent blocks of prayer during the day. Out of curiosity, are your prayers structured or...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-09-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By Turquesa
Thank you. This is precisely how I keep...

Thank you. This is precisely how I keep responding to dismissals of package inserts.

Vax schedule defenders will counter that someone COULD bypass the kangaroo court and directly sue a...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-08-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,854
Posted By Turquesa
The relevant quote.

The relevant quote.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-08-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,033
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks! :love For stashbusting, I'll start...

Thanks! :love

For stashbusting, I'll start small. I'm knitting an iPod cozy for DH, coffee cuffs for paper latte cups, and things of that nature.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-08-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
Speaking strictly for myself, I'm not concerned...

Speaking strictly for myself, I'm not concerned about a great "cover-up" in studies. (Although as detailed in this book (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5057.The_Truth_About_the_Drug_Companies),...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-08-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Turquesa
Does anybody have annual data on bacterial...

Does anybody have annual data on bacterial meningitis cases broken down by strain? I'd be curious how much bacterial meningitis we're seeing, vaccine-targeted and not, in the pre-vaccine versus...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-06-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,033
Posted By Turquesa
May I join in late? I'm on a stashbusting...

May I join in late? I'm on a stashbusting mission with the yarn. My goal is to knit my way through as much of it as possible and, for self-fulfillment/improvement, learn one new crafting...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-06-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Turquesa
The only reliable way that I know of to get the...

The only reliable way that I know of to get the fluoride out is a water delivery service. It wouldn't hurt to price it out and compare it to what you're considering spending in filters.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
All of those "fears' were "unfounded" and...

All of those "fears' were "unfounded" and "debunked," m'dear. Just ask any of the "skeptic" bloggers.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
When issues like this emerge, this is the...

When issues like this emerge, this is the conversation I hear.

Pro-Vax Schedule: "The vaccine schedule is based on tried, true, and well-tested science! Anybody who thinks otherwise believes in...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
That's just it. Scientists have known about this...

That's just it. Scientists have known about this since Fritz Mooi's earliest studies in the late 1990s. Meanwhile, Californians, Mississippians, and West Virginians still have to miss work and pay...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,963
Posted By Turquesa
Edited: Never mind. Maybe I should give up...

Edited: Never mind. Maybe I should give up sarcasm for Lent.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By Turquesa
Just in: TDaP-Induced Immunity Fades after One Year

The hate campaign blaming "anti-vaxxers" for pertussis outbreaks is looking increasingly foolish. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-04-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By Turquesa
Evidence, please. And I'd like evidence just...

Evidence, please. And I'd like evidence just beyond Pan's word and a newspaper conveying Pan's word.

Before you jump all over me, remember that at least one member of the compliance camp is...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-04-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By Turquesa
Is SB277 "Effective?"

Just to clarify, if a forced-vax law passes, school vaccination rates will go up . . . . as parents leave the state or withdraw their children for homeschooling. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-04-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,963
Posted By Turquesa
The Truth Kings cite definitely botched and...

The Truth Kings cite definitely botched and misrepresented this one. I'll hand you that.

I was just gleeful to see some medical professionals acknowledge that HPV vaccination was not a black and...
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