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Forum: Vaccinations   12-19-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Can anyone provide scientific evidence for either...

Can anyone provide scientific evidence for either of these claims? :bigeyes
Forum: Vaccinations   12-19-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
The issue of pet vaccination, (in relation to the...

The issue of pet vaccination, (in relation to the schedule for humans), really needs its own thread, but here's some food for thought. http://www.news.wisc.edu/8413

I have a super progressive vet...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-18-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By Turquesa
I'm hearing two separate issues. The first has...

I'm hearing two separate issues. The first has to do with you signing the Bad Mommy Form. Was it this one...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
I haven't heard of anyone calling Adult...

I haven't heard of anyone calling Adult Protective Services on an adult declining medical intervention. (To protect us from, what? Ourselves?) I've yet to hear of any providers booting adults out...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By Turquesa
Ah, come on, EMR Guy! If you don't learn and...

Ah, come on, EMR Guy! If you don't learn and regurgitate the usual talking points, you're never going to make it here. :wink Repeat after me: "Some protection is better than none."

Even if it...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
This is sort of a point that I'm trying to drive...

This is sort of a point that I'm trying to drive home with this thread. I'm actually not a litigious person, and as KM said, the lawsuit that I'm proposing is unlikely to get far.

BUT there...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
Interesting. Do you think the NIH/HHS is arguing...

Interesting. Do you think the NIH/HHS is arguing that routine, childhood Hep B vaccination is a necessary prerequisite for childhood MMR vaccination? I won't say either way, but using their own...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
Well, bingo. Here's what they would be violating...

Well, bingo. Here's what they would be violating in my scenario.

Standard 1:
Immunization services are readily available.




Standard 2:
No barriers or unnecessary prerequisites to the...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
I have a hypothesis that vaccination rates for...

I have a hypothesis that vaccination rates for specific illnesses are higher than what we are (mis)lead to believe. When news media screams about an X% exemption rate, they act as if ALL vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
In refusing to adminster the MMR vaccine in this...

In refusing to adminster the MMR vaccine in this scenario, the doctor is denying my child standard-of-care treatment.

In exercising this ironically anti-vax policy, isn't my doctor placing my...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 448
Posted By Turquesa
Should I Sue?

I just read this preachy op-ed, (passively aggressively diguised as a news story), from The Boston Globe. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks for sharing. Chorio is super scary stuff,...

Thanks for sharing. Chorio is super scary stuff, so it's worth at least keeping an eye on this research.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,538
Posted By Turquesa
Um, this thread is five years old, and she...

Um, this thread is five years old, and she contacted an eye doctor. I think everything is OK!
Forum: Vaccinations   12-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 111
Posted By Turquesa
If you click on FACT CHECKED, it links you to a...

If you click on FACT CHECKED, it links you to a page where you can submit corrections. Just sayin' :wink
Forum: Vaccinations   12-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 111
Posted By Turquesa
Let's start with the title. Andrew Wakefield has...

Let's start with the title. Andrew Wakefield has made us ALL sicker. Let's all discuss our post-2000 experience with measles. Because EVERYONE in the U.S. got measles as a result. Everyone. I...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 111
Posted By Turquesa
Debate This Link

http://www.upworthy.com/16-years-ago-a-doctor-published-a-study-it-was-completely-made-up-and-it-made-us-all-sicker?c=ufb3

We're going to have some fun with this one, aren't we? :mischief
Forum: Vaccinations   12-08-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Turquesa
Very informative read. Thank you. I'm not at...

Very informative read. Thank you. I'm not at all up to speed on the SIDS-vaccine issue, but I was honestly more interested in the stuff about crib mattresses.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-03-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 584
Posted By Turquesa
I'm ho-hum about it. I mostly wanting a ranting...

I'm ho-hum about it. I mostly wanting a ranting space, but I don't mind it in the main forum.

The gray area is that putting something up publicly on the web opens you to public scrutiny, even in...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Turquesa
Well, at least one vaccine coercionist agrees...

Well, at least one vaccine coercionist agrees with this thread. http://www.theoaklandpress.com/opinion/20141125/michigans-school-vaccination-exemption-trend-needs-to-be-reversed
Forum: Vaccinations   12-02-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By Turquesa
I recently saw something shocking. ...

I recently saw something shocking.

http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/ap/national/feds-vows-to-publicize-vaccine-injury-help-program/article_bc73033c-f247-50ae-ac79-a7e7a1d5c89f.html


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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 584
Posted By Turquesa
I'd join you for such a discussion, Mirzam. I...

I'd join you for such a discussion, Mirzam. I lurked into an online comment thread between Christian doctors comparing following the vaccine schedule to the Good Samaritan making a sacrifice for...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 584
Posted By Turquesa
I would still hold that since you're attempting...

I would still hold that since you're attempting to rebut claims, the links should be as scientifically solid as possible . . . especially given that you're a scientist. :) This would mean...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-29-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 584
Posted By Turquesa
Oh totally the latter. Perhaps the reason that...

Oh totally the latter. Perhaps the reason that this story, (and many like it), is so lackluster is because it's not at all about science. It's about which authorities a particular author chooses to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 584
Posted By Turquesa
Another Conversion Story

I'm not feeling terribly debate-y today, so I'll post this here for discussion.

http://wildhomestead.org/2014/11/25/why-i-chose-to-delay-vaccines-with-my-first-and-why-i-wont-do-that-again/

I...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By Turquesa
I wonder if that explains the push to mandate...

I wonder if that explains the push to mandate this vaccine. They ("they?") need as large as possible of a sample size. If you admit that something is an experiment and part of a study, you have to...
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