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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:44 PM
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Posted By ss834
Not a good analogy. Breastfeeding is...

Not a good analogy.

Breastfeeding is recommended by AAP, CDC and supported by science. Formula is a perfectly good alternative to breastfeeding, which is also supported by all AAP and CDC and...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
Maybe not. At least you're acknowledging that...

Maybe not. At least you're acknowledging that there's a movement, even if you have to put it in quotes.

In my personal experience, people opposed to vaccines often don't keep quiet about it. Many...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:32 PM
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Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
I'm not sure this dichotomy you're presenting...

I'm not sure this dichotomy you're presenting works in favor of your argument.

While nearly everyone on this board acknowledges fraud and deception by pharma companies... many on this board want...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:23 PM
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Posted By ss834
I don't promote my blog. It's a personal blog, so...

I don't promote my blog. It's a personal blog, so it's not an issue, but thanks for your concern.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
I haven't read much about Search Engine...

I haven't read much about Search Engine Optimization lately but there was a time that I was really interested in it and the entire goal of SEO is to jockey for position based on how the algorithms...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
Ok, thanks. And anytime you want to return...

Ok, thanks.

And anytime you want to return to the discussion about NVIC and its deceptive marketing tactics, which I've proposed might help them navigate Google ranking systems, then we can do...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
LOL. And I'm the one putting words into your...

LOL. And I'm the one putting words into your mouth... yeah ok.

No. This is how it is: you're sticking up for an organization that you don't seem to know much about and you've failed to provide...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:25 PM
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Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
So having people who vaccinate support your...

So having people who vaccinate support your organization is enough to lend credibility to its claims?

Good to know.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
Then I suppose you don't understand my...

Then I suppose you don't understand my criticisms. Please, name a handful of real contributions NVIC has made toward vaccine safety in the last 20 years.

How do we have safer vaccines because of...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
An all-time low? Really? Had no idea NVIC...

An all-time low? Really?

Had no idea NVIC was so holy and untouchable.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
I don't know what you're talking about, but I'm...

I don't know what you're talking about, but I'm talking about anti-vaccine organizations that are savvy enough in marketing that they'll probably manage to get around Google's proposed algorithm...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
NVIC is an anti-vaccine organization that uses...

NVIC is an anti-vaccine organization that uses the phrase vaccine choice because it has helped them gain more followers and appeal to a different crowd.
No, I'm not confusing two different...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
The thing is, I use "anti-vax" in the same way,...

The thing is, I use "anti-vax" in the same way, as distinct from nonvax. It doesn't make it any nicer, though, does it?

I can't remember how many times I've said it, but I don't think it gets...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
Or you could just add "militant" in front of...

Or you could just add "militant" in front of pro-vax and it conveys all the right info with no need to put it in quotes. That seems to be acceptable practice in the forums here.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,759
Posted By ss834
:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:13 AM
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Posted By ss834
It is not uncommon for Google to change its...

It is not uncommon for Google to change its algorithms and upset the apple cart, so to speak, for web managers. The sophisticated ones will adapt, the others will lose out. This stuff has to be...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
No. Labeling conspiracies, real or alleged, as...

No.
Labeling conspiracies, real or alleged, as "conspiracies" is ok.

Companies that engage in conspiracies to harm or deceive are less worthy of trust. The question is whether, and to what...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
I don't read Ben Goldacre myself and I don't care...

I don't read Ben Goldacre myself and I don't care if other people read his work or not.

However, I do see how one could be critical of the marketing of drugs and still support vaccination. It's...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
If you don't have time to read or learn from...

If you don't have time to read or learn from other people, that's you. Don't turn it back around on me.

I don't care about your education level or anything. I just don't see how being...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
Why not read what Ben Goldacre has to say about...

Why not read what Ben Goldacre has to say about the issue, read his book, learn about vaccine science, and try to understand why his opinion is what it is before calling him a hypocrite? Is it really...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
Unless we're talking about accidental errors,...

Unless we're talking about accidental errors, then the entire topic of trust hinges on the issue of whether or not these companies are conspiring to harm or deceive us. IMO the conspiracy word fits...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   03-03-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By ss834
:grin:

:grin:
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By ss834
The only problem I have with criticism of...

The only problem I have with criticism of vaccines is when people make up things about vaccines that don't even make sense, provide no evidence for it, and then try to point to some other fraud or...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-02-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By ss834
So sorry you're feeling this fear. I'm...

So sorry you're feeling this fear.

I'm usually not on this forum but I couldn't help but jump in and let you know that I felt the same fear when I was catching up my oldest child. We started his...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   03-02-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By ss834
I think that's a good decision. We (me, my...

I think that's a good decision.

We (me, my husband and my kids) just started getting our flu shots this flu season. I never really thought we needed it, but there have been a few studies that...
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