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Old 03-08-2019, 11:02 AM   #1401
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I fully support chiros, as able to treat conditions like back pain and tension. However, the root science behind chiropractic medicine states you can treat virtually all diseases, including viruses, by adjusting the nervous system. This is a situation where the government needs to step in and take action against anyone pushing the boundaries of what chiropractic medicine should be used to treat.
Why have chiros at all for these things? Physiotherapists (and occupational therapists, etc.) can do the same treatments - and many more - in a safer way.
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Old 03-08-2019, 11:42 AM   #1402
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Why have chiros at all for these things? Physiotherapists (and occupational therapists, etc.) can do the same treatments - and many more - in a safer way.
Because my benefits pay for both with independent caps and Chiros don’t make do exercises to prevent my problems from reoccurring
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Old 03-08-2019, 12:15 PM   #1403
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Speaking of which our favorite idiot David Stephens receives another blow from the courts on his re-trial


https://calgarysun.com/pmn/news-pmn/...box=1552069185


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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A judge has ruled that statements given to an RCMP officer and a child abuse consultant by an Alberta couple charged in the meningitis death of their son were done voluntarily and are admissible at their upcoming trial.


The statements — given by David and Collet Stephan at Alberta Children’s hospital in March 2012 — were the focus of a case management hearing in Lethbridge prior to their trial before a judge without a jury in June.

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In January, Rooke refused a request from the Stephans for $4 million to pay for past and future legal bills and to delay their retrial.


Speaking outside court, David Stephan said he wasn’t surprised the judge allowed their statements to be admitted at trial.


“(Rooke) has taken major issue over any of the controversial ones that would expose the RCMP corruption and hospital corruption in engineering the case against us,” he said.


Rooke said the officer who spoke to the Stephans asked open-ended questions and made it clear he didn’t know if a crime may have been committed.
He said the RCMP officer made no threats to the couple, including whether to potentially take their son away, noting that the Mountie was “nothing but compassionate.”
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:07 PM   #1404
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So apparently this lunacy now extends to the idea that vaccines can give pets autism.


Even though it's not even proven that pets can be autistic.





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Then, on Monday, the television show Good Morning Britain on ITV put out a call on Twitter to hear from dog owners who believed their pets showed symptoms of autism after receiving vaccinations, and from others who had stopped getting their pets vaccinated against dangerous diseases.
The next day, the veterinary association put out a statement on Twitter.
“We are aware of an increase in anti-vaccination pet owners in the U.S. who have voiced concerns that vaccinations may lead to their dogs developing autism-like behavior. There’s currently no reliable scientific evidence to indicate autism in dogs (or its link to vaccines),” the association said in its tweet.
It added: “Potential side effects of vaccines are rare and outweighed by the benefits in protecting against disease. BVA would be happy to provide evidence-based information on the issue.”
Many dog owners criticized the TV program for reporting what they called baseless anti-vaccine conspiracies. But others were intrigued: “I can’t believe I’m saying this but, how could you even tell your dog had autism?” one Twitter user asked.

https://nationalpost.com/news/world/...from-a-vaccine
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:15 PM   #1405
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Pro-disease parents are now suing to keep their un-vaccinated kids in school during a measles outbreak. Luckily judge agreed with the State.

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As New York’s Rockland County grapples with a large and lengthy outbreak of measles, a group of anti-vaccine parents sued officials for temporarily barring their unvaccinated children from school—and the county is not having it.

In a fiery response, Rockland County Attorney Thomas Humbach forcefully defended the legality of the county’s move, which was intended to thwart the spread of disease. He also went so far as to cast doubt on the validity of the religious exemptions the parents had used to opt their children out of required vaccinations.

“The [Rockland County Health] Commissioner, Dr. Patricia Ruppert, has every legal right, under New York State's Public Health Law and the County's Sanitary Code, to take every necessary step to stop the outbreak of measles in this county,” Humbach said in a statement released to the press.

“[T]he right to practice religion freely does not include liberty to expose the community or the child to communicable disease or the latter to ill health or death,” Humbach wrote. Moreover, he added, “[t]hese religious exemptions run the gamut from references to organized Christian doctrine to a generalized spirituality. As the case progresses, we expect several of the exemptions to be challenged as not evincing a sincere religious belief against vaccination.”

Rockland’s battle with measles began late last September, when an international traveler arrived with a suspected case. Since then, other international travelers have arrived in the county with the extremely infectious, sometimes-fatal disease.

In all, the county has confirmed 145 cases of measles, almost all of which are in children and teens (84 percent). That includes 22 cases (15 percent) in infants less than a year old—the age when babies can receive their first dose of vaccine against measles. Overall, around 90 percent of those infected are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. The remaining 10 percent of infected people had an unknown vaccination status.

On Tuesday, a federal judge in the case denied issuing a temporary injunction that would allow the 44 students to return to school. "The plaintiffs have not demonstrated that public interest weighs in favor of granting an injunction,” the judge concluded. He did not immediately set the next court date for the case and reportedly told Sussman that the case may have better success in state court.

Rockland is just one of six locations in the country now experiencing a measles outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented 228 confirmed measles cases in 12 states, including New York, since the start of the year.
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019...ring-outbreak/
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Old 03-14-2019, 03:22 PM   #1406
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https://montrealgazette.com/news/loc...ccine-schedule


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Old 03-14-2019, 03:31 PM   #1407
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Yuck

Just because your are the wife of a famous athlete doesn't give you reason to talk to this stuff.
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Old 03-14-2019, 03:36 PM   #1408
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That's the thing. It is the rich housewives that drive this garbage. "Do your own research" is so god damn stupid it is infuriating.

No, I will rely on the decades, of not for profit, science backed research by people much smarter than I am. Not going to listen to some huckster selling alternative medical advice to make a living off of the naive bleach blonde housewives that are dumb enough to buy it.

She probably has her daughter manipulated by a chiropractor as well.

Stupid. I hope her kids are able to avoid preventable diseases so they can grow old enough to go get themselves vaccinated.
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Pro-disease parents are now suing to keep their un-vaccinated kids in school during a measles outbreak. Luckily judge agreed with the State.



https://arstechnica.com/science/2019...ring-outbreak/

Probably the only time that I didn't regret reading the comments section.
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Old 03-20-2019, 09:27 AM   #1410
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Why Can’t We Cure the Common Cold?

After thousands of years of failure, some scientists believe a breakthrough might finally be in sight.

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In January last year, an editorial appeared in the Expert Review of Vaccines that once again raised the prospect of a vaccine. The article was co-authored by a group of the world’s leading respiratory disease specialists based at Imperial College London. It was worded cautiously, yet the claim it made was striking. “Perhaps the quest for an RV [rhinovirus] vaccine has been dismissed as too difficult or even impossible,” it said, “but new developments suggest that it may be feasible to generate a significant breadth of immune protection.” The scientists were claiming to be on the way to solving a riddle that has stumped virologists for decades. One virologist told me it was as if a door that had been closed for many, many years had been re-opened.

Part of the Imperial scientists’ motivation was the notion that since we now have vaccines for many of the most dangerous viruses (measles, polio, yellow fever, cholera, influenza, and so on), it is time to tackle the disease that afflicts us most often. “Rhinovirus is by far the most common cause of illness,” says Sebastian Johnston, a professor at Imperial and one of the authors of the editorial. “Look at what people spend on ineffective over-the-counter medications. If you had a safe and effective treatment, you’d take it.”

From where we are today, this scenario is still distant: about 80% of drugs that make it into clinical trials because they worked in mice do not go on to work in humans. Still, for the first time in decades there are now major pharmaceutical companies with rhinovirus vaccine programmes, as well as smaller university research groups like Johnston’s which, through different approaches, are all pursuing the same goal of a cure. Once again, Johnston said, “people are starting to believe it may be possible.”
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Old 03-22-2019, 12:05 PM   #1411
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So now we're using unvaccinated kids as biological weapons....


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calga...come-1.5066133


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If only we could make them wear some sort of identifying feature, perhaps a letter in a red like colour, so we could all stay away and shame them constantly.
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Old 03-22-2019, 12:11 PM   #1413
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So now we're using unvaccinated kids as biological weapons....


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The nurses should sneak them into a waiting room and vaccinate them! haha
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Too bad she can't be charged with uttering threats.
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If only we could make them wear some sort of identifying feature, perhaps a letter in a red like colour, so we could all stay away and shame them constantly.
A capital V with a circle around it and a slash to show their opposition to vaccinations, all in red.
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So now we're using unvaccinated kids as biological weapons....


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Horrible. This is the modern equivalent of launching plague bodies over enemy city walls with catapults. lol
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So now we're using unvaccinated kids as biological weapons....


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calga...come-1.5066133
Apparently chicken pox parties are a thing too. And then there's the governor of Kentucky:

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Italian ‘anti-vax’ advocate Massimiliano Fedriga catches chickenpox

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Apparently chicken pox parties are a thing too. And then there's the governor of Kentucky:



https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/20/healt...pox/index.html
To be fair, those were a thing before the vaccine became available, and worked quite well.
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To be fair, those were a thing before the vaccine became available, and worked quite well.

Lol. Yes, because if you get chicken pox as an adult you have a higher probability of dying. Now, because of vaccines you don't have to get it at all.

That's like saying, well, we used to amputate an infected leg before antibiotics so that's a reasonable medical solution in 2019.
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