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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2 hours ago

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Seriously? I told you in my original reply that I'm a little OCD about incorrect usage of common phrases, and after you obviously thought you were correct in your original usage, possibly educate you a little.

And I do thank [more]

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VeeEnn posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:05 AM

Interesting read...

A thoughtful and timely article with American Heart Month almost upon us.

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMms1409015

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VeeEnn replied to the Weight Lifting Fools board. 5:57 AM

Re: "biohacking" - forget the gym

Hucksters are always with us, their *huck* just changes along with their version of "Science"

He got something right, though ..... the expensive pee bit.

Mon Jan 26

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:53 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Sounds like this argument is a bit of a smokescreen to hide behind to stop any further attention to your too sweet lapse. Which is over anyway.

Now, here's some weird $h!T going down.... is there any sort of attention that [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:14 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

I hate to suggest it ....but I will anyway....this looks a bit like the anti-science smokescreen that folk like to hide behind if they lack an otherwise rational rebuttal on the topic of vaccination policy etc.

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:09 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

"Too sweet" isn't in any way an accepted Anglicized version of "tout de suite." It's your own idiosyncratic use, nothing shared about it, so that no one has any idea of what you're trying to say until you explain [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:23 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Sorry, American English (Anglicized) vs. English English (Anglicised). However, either way, "Too Sweet" is incorrect. :)

BTW, have you ever been in the company of, say, an Italian (as in, someone who was born, raised and [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:08 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

However, either way, "Too Sweet" is incorrect. :)

Maybe, possibly, perhaps, peut etre It's also a tad irrelevant in the context of what some folk might deem to be a serious discussion of infectious disease [more]

Sun Jan 25

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:18 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

And for the record, when I started working at my latest hospital, titers were nonexistant for varicella, as well as for HepB (3 series since med school) and rubella (6 documented MMRs since high school).

I was going to ask if your [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:07 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Actually Vee and Marty, around here it's the extreme religious conservatives who are all anti-vax.....

Is that because you maybe have more than your fair share of this particular group?

Not too sure what particular political [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:02 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

the French "tout de suite" meaning "right away" or possibly the anglicized version "toot sweet"?

Neither.....the anglicised version

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:05 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Anti-vaccine movement correlates strongly with political liberalism

I hate to say it, marty, but I have a strong suspicion that in this particular instance you may be right.....or maybe not (which wouldn't be "left", [more]

Sat Jan 24

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:32 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Well, even as we've been cyber-nattering, it seems the number of confirmed cases has been revised upwards to 70 (per our NBC station just now)

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:52 AM

Re: British People Obese

Assuming this Wikipedia entry to be accurate...

Responding to criticism that her use of her qualifications in linguistics and language and international relations, subjects entirely unrelated to diet and nutrition, are misleading to the [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:42 AM

Re: British People Obese

Accreditation isn't that hard to get and maintain. UOP is accredited for Pete's sake and they are a for-profit school.

Well, generally speaking, "accreditation" implies certain standards......both in quality of education and [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:07 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

For starters..

Tough Questions About Influenza: Prevention and Treatment

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that this season's influenza vaccine was only 23% effective against the
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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:01 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

.....and for those who've not yet taken out a "subscription" to Medscape, we've got a very on topic discussion on flu vaccines in the most recent newsletter.

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:03 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Additionally, it seems that the new, "safer", DTaP (acellular) vaccine is less effective than the whole cell verson.

Another reason for maintaining high herd immunity.....it protects both the community and the [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:43 AM

Re: British People Obese

Yeah, the show went out of production in 2007. I guess BBC America has too many newer programs to show now.

They show much older re-runs.....

I think by 2007, it was becoming apparent that she was something of a fraud and [more]

Fri Jan 23

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:51 AM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

They wouldn't. I'm also willing to bet that someone wouldn't remember if they were asked this question exactly.

Consider this statement *suspect*.


Not for nothing, as they say, when verification of immunization has been [more]

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