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Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Turquesa
Preschoolers and Kindergartners can be cluelessly...

Preschoolers and Kindergartners can be cluelessly blunt. :shrug I just lump the fat comments in with teaching them etiquette. :shrug "Yes, Mommy has some extra pounds. But it's never good manners...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Turquesa
Bumping because even three years after I started...

Bumping because even three years after I started it, I still remember this thread.

I've also come to the conclusion that in order for the vaccine issue to be black and white, these criteria...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-17-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
You don't trust a health minister with no...

You don't trust a health minister with no publicly shared healthcare-related credentials who declares that there are NO risks to vaccination? Surely you jest!
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Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-17-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Does anyone remember Jill Hennessy, Victorian...

Does anyone remember Jill Hennessy, Victorian Health Minister and instigator of some drama queen-ish antics last year? (https://septicskeptics.com/2016/10/27/jill-hennessy-lies-exposed/)

She...
Forum: Women's Health   02-16-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Turquesa
Oh good. (Whew!) So long as you've ruled out...

Oh good. (Whew!) So long as you've ruled out things like a brain tumor or seizure disorder, you have a little wiggle room to experiment with which treatments best suite you.

Migraines have also...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-16-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Seeing as their CEO isn't even a chiropractor,...

Seeing as their CEO isn't even a chiropractor, (https://au.linkedin.com/in/matthew-fisher-5970051a) it's a wonder that they represent the profession at all.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-16-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By Turquesa
@Deborah...

@Deborah (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=6301) I haven't read through your links but intend to because this topic has been of great interest to me. Aerial spraying as a whole is of...
Forum: Women's Health   02-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Turquesa
I would first suggest psychotherapy with a...

I would first suggest psychotherapy with a counselor to address the intense feelings around your chronic pain. Therapy is no big deal; I don't know where I'd be without my therapist.

I know that...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-14-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By Turquesa
I am a little surprised to see Offit go all Koch...

I am a little surprised to see Offit go all Koch Brothers on this issue. :shrug

If scientific consensus is as important as claimed, can anybody provide pro-DDT statements of consensus from actual...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-14-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By Turquesa
Part of it is cultural. We love to get drunk on...

Part of it is cultural. We love to get drunk on our own moral outrage, so every undesirable event needs its human scapegoat.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-13-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Tea, Tea, Tea! Could we give this a rest? I...

Tea, Tea, Tea! Could we give this a rest? I have no idea what you're hoping to dig up with this line of discussion.

A physician in Australia with serious disdain for chiropractors feels, for...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-13-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By Turquesa
Ah, an old favorite fallacy! Post hoc ergo ad...

Ah, an old favorite fallacy! Post hoc ergo ad propter hoc.

You're throwing the words "resulted" and "result" around loosely. So let's take a look at what really happened ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By Turquesa
Deborah I read The Silent Spring in college and...

Deborah I read The Silent Spring in college and appreciate the reminder to pick it up again. I overall love that blog that you linked but think there are better take-downs of Carson's critics. It's...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-12-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Oh that's what you're talking about?? Yes, I...

Oh that's what you're talking about?? Yes, I said, in a decidedly non-committal way, that I found it interesting, as in interesting that a pro-vaccine compliance physician acknowledged that the CAA...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-12-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Yes, hair-splitting. I said "strongly suspect"...

Yes, hair-splitting. I said "strongly suspect" and provided reasons for my suspicions. Anyone who wishes to take this information at uncritical face value may, but I argue that given the past...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-12-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
Sayer Ji does a wonderful job with his...

Sayer Ji does a wonderful job with his references. The bill's authors should be quoting these studies directly. It's kind of like how @Mama (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=202)24-7...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-11-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, I really wish that someone else had written...

Yea, I really wish that someone else had written the whole thing. I mean, Greenmedinfo? Really? :eek:
But the overarching concept makes total sense. Hopefully they revise it and re-introduce it.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-11-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
New Jersey Bill to Eliminate Heb B Requirement for Small Children

I've made it clear that my ideal is to see all states with vaccine choice. But for the interim, I think this proposal sounds pretty reasonable.
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Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-11-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Well, that link isn't an anonymous blog post, but...

Well, that link isn't an anonymous blog post, but a rabidly pro-compliance Australian doctor.
A major point is being missed. The CAA is not ALLOWED to take any other position. The Australian...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-09-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 882
Posted By Turquesa
It's an ethical issue, too. It's one thing to be...

It's an ethical issue, too. It's one thing to be "science-based" and often quite another to be ethics-based. Guilting, frightening, manipulating, and coercing others into an act of medical...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-09-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
The good news is that chiropractors in the U.S....

The good news is that chiropractors in the U.S. have retained some sanity (https://www.acatoday.org/About/Public-Policies)and freedom of speech. :thumb
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   02-09-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Turquesa
Given the extent of government coercion against...

Given the extent of government coercion against Australian chiropractors, this comes as no surprise.

http://www.chiropracticboard.gov.au/News/2013-08-08-media-release.aspx

Keeping in mind...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-07-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 882
Posted By Turquesa
Experts? Show me one CME workshop entitled, "How...

Experts? Show me one CME workshop entitled, "How to Recognize Vaccine Injury in Your Patients." Show me one chapter in a med school immunology book on this topic. If vaccine injury exists, and...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-04-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Turquesa
LOL! That drives me crazy....

LOL!

That drives me crazy. (http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Genetic_fallacy)

Here is the study. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/398_2016_1
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   01-31-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Turquesa
Honestly, both camps frame laws they like as...

Honestly, both camps frame laws they like as "freedom" as laws they don't like as curtailing freedom. :shrug I'm just waiting quietly until the rest of the public sees through the BS.

Even...
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