Carolyn Flannery’s article on vaccines up on Age of Autism is the strawmanniest of strawman arguments with regards to vaccines. And look! She’s got it laid out in a list! Without faffing about, lets dig in to Eleven Vaccine Myths No One Will Say to Our Face.
Tag Archive: Medicine
Apr 11 2013
When you have a dogmatic religion, you are entirely reliant on the dogma being 100% correct at all times. If even 0.1% of the dogma is proven to be wrong, it casts doubt on the 99.9% remainder.
Apr 10 2013
According to Marc Thiessen, our stance on Todd Aiken was pretty justified if only if we treat the statement by a Planned Parenthood official the same way. That during a hearing of a Florida Bill to require Abortion Clinics to provide care to any child born as a result of a botched abortion, a Planned …
Apr 08 2013
A Gallon? Really! Apparently nowadays I am a big pharma dog, simply for the belief that real medicine is superior to homeopathy. Big pharma has not got me anything bigger than a really shitty disposable ball point pen. Apparently I have skipped out on the going rate for big pharma hand outs and opted to …
Apr 02 2013
Mar 29 2013
A bill in Kansas which could theoretically allow the forcible quarantine of those who suffer from HIV/AIDS. Ignore the spin on the article, it’s fantastic but the law in question allows for the quarantine of those who suffer a communicable disease and by chance “HIV/AIDS” comes under that category.
Mar 27 2013
Let’s call him V. V is 12 years old and came to see me today. And V is a classic example of “chronic starvation“. V’s got two sisters and a brother who are at school. They will be coming in tomorrow for an assessment too. V’s so chronically starved that he is 20% of the …
Mar 24 2013
I know it’s a silly title but there are people who need blood to live. Want to be a hero? Most of us can do this. Give blood. It doesn’t matter where you live, donate if you can. I have donated to families so desperate that they would give EVERYTHING they had for just a …
Mar 18 2013
Apparently I am “broken”. My medical education means one thing… That I am now officially in the claws of the medical system! Everyone tells me how incomplete my education is. From Chiropractors who tell me the spine is the heart of health (Including one who told me that spinal manipulation can control heart rates which …
Mar 13 2013
I am always amused by the rants of Jagganath Chaterjee. Consider him to be the Gish of the Anti-Vax movement. A producer of long, rambling and pointless posts. However this time he was awfully succinct and provided us with a short list of what he thinks is wrong with vaccination.