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Liz
3rd generation Californian woman with wide-ranging interests.
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Mark E. Green is a physician who has also been a politician in Tennessee since 2012. He served in the Tennessee State Legislature as a Senator since 2012. In November, 2018, he was elected to represent Tennessee's 7th Congressional District... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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First up, a reiteration from CDC to refrain from eating cookie dough. Personally, I prefer the dough -- especially chocolate chip cookie dough -- to baked cookies. Actually, we call the dough "sushi cookies". But seriously folks, don't eat raw... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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In late October and early November, images like these circulated: On October 24-25 2018, the US Federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held a regular meeting, which included several opportunities for public comment. Evidently, there was an organized effort... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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At sundown today, this observance begins. I saw this image and found it compelling for this year. The photograph was taken in Kiel, Germany the night of December 11, 1931, by Rachel Posner, whose husband, Rabbi Akiva Boruch Posner, was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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I recently ran across this claim in a mom's group: I decided to fact-check this claim. I went to Tide's ingredient page for Tide Pods, and the Vaccine Excipient and Media Summary. Here's the visual summary. (click to embiggen). Here... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Source: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/In_Flanders_Fields_(1921)/illustrated In Flanders Field In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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You maybe have seen it on Facebook or on neighborhood discussion groups, or similar. The first part looks like this: I believe the list was compiled and shared by Marcella Piper-Terry (see footnote for Piper-Terry's claim to anti-vaccine fame) from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Stolen from my friend Tricia Creason-Valencia's Facebook post, reposting from United Colors of Judaism. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Ty Bollinger released an anti-vaccine video series, The Truth About Vaccines, (TTAV) in April of 2017. (Bollinger is best known for patient-killing cancer quackery). As a part of the "educational" outreach, Bollinger released a renumbered, pirated copy of Ginger Taylor's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Have you seen this image going around? You need to know it is mistaken fearmongering, and the Vitamin K shot protects your baby from catastrophic bleeding. There is only, at most, 0.05 millionths of a gram of aluminum in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Today in history: 2010: Andrew Wakefield struck off the UK's register of physicians. Sarah Boseley, The Guardian's health editor, wrote on May 24, 2010, "Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who triggered anxiety among parents over his suggestion of a link between... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Bonus Point The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. Please research as much as you can, your child's life could depend on it,... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #18 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 18) giving Tylenol right before or after a vaccination increases the risk of adverse... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #17 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 17) live virus vaccines shed the virus for up to 6 weeks after vaccination,... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #16 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 16) the anti-vaccine movement isn't new, and wasn't born from Jenny McCarthy. It began... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #15 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 15) diseases have been renamed after the introduction of a vaccine. What would have... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #14 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 14) Prior to the introduction of vaccines, SIDS was so rare that it wasn't... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #13 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 13) an overwhelming majority of doctors have never even bothered to read the full... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #12 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 12) the CDC and vaccine manufacturers conduct many of their own studies of their... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #11 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 11) many doctors receive incentives or bonuses when a certain percentage of their patients... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #10 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 10) listed in vaccine package inserts as possible reactions or side effects are allergies,... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #9 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 9) full vaccine package inserts are 10's of pages long, not just the 1-2... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #8 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 8) multiple independent studies have shown that 11% of vaccinated children are diagnosed with... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #7 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 7) Peanut allergies were almost unheard of prior to the use of peanut oil... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams
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Point #6 The following are NOT opinions, but actual verifiable facts. Research any of it if you have doubts or just want to expand your knowledge. 6) more people die from the MMR vaccine itself than die of the measles.... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at I Speak of Dreams