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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2 hours ago

Re: Autism and MMR

much the same as those we had about Kahuna when there was real concern for his mental faculties

Wow--I haven't seen him around the boards for quite a long while, I realize. Yes, he had changed. And I used to wonder if he'd had brain [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2 hours ago

Re: Autism and MMR

there's quite a good chance that someone reading these boards has more than a passing familiarity and wouldn't find such characterisation very "chuckle worthy"


This wasn't raised in the context of getting a laugh. It [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2 hours ago

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Maybe that's what derailed Dr. Oz....his wife is apparently a Reiki Master.

I have very little respect for Dr. Oz -- but not because his wife is a Reiki Master.

What your comment actually reveals is what you know about Reiki, [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:23 AM

Re: The Long Goodbye is Final

Dear Liz,

What a long, arduous, loving, exhausting, and exceptional journey. You leave me in tears. My heart goes out to you.

((((Liz))))

I don't know if your daughter is still in NYC. If she is, and you'll be visiting her [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 2:10 PM

Re: I get it now

Enjoyed this thread. Glad I came across this board. And love Morton's Demon!!!

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2:06 PM

Re: Autism and MMR

But what about other reasons for drumming up the *autistic* label...

I took a look at that thoroughly delightful post--which I thank you for noting. "Autistic" label? Didn't see any such mention. Are you referring to the [more]

Thu Jan 29

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 7:42 PM

Re: Example of irony

A well-(ahem)-needed giggle -- thank you!

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:02 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

And I do thank you LWW for your effort to educate me WRT with my apparent mis-use of a phrase that you may not be totally familiar with...in the context of usage. You get it now, right, *too sweet* .... as in the sort of thing that a dentist might [more]

Wed Jan 28

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sheila727 posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:20 PM

whole grains -- good for your heart

Higher intake of whole grains over the long term was found to reduce overall mortality by 9%, and death due to cardiovascular disease by 15%. No impact on cancer deaths in these two large, long-term studies though.

So I guess we could say [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 12:28 AM

Re: Mastectomy preparation -- supplies

I'll speak to my cousin, who had a double mastectomy, was also a nurse, and is a practical and inventive problem solver. If she has any advice, I'll post it here.

=sheila

Mon Jan 26

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 7:38 PM

Re: Mastectomy preparation -- supplies

The results of your inspired homework just blows my mind! What an education you're giving the rest of us here. Never know when it might prove of great value to one of us, or to someone we care deeply about.

Thank you for taking the time to [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:25 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

I hate to suggest it ....

Sure you do. ;-)

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 [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:20 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

.....which is in no way relevant to the overall discussion of the current measles epidemic....
Remember the title of this thread ....


It's routine that threads morph into several directions despite all sharing the original subject [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:46 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Sorry, American English (Anglicized) vs. English English (Anglicised). However, either way, "Too Sweet" is incorrect. :)
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BTW, have you ever been in the company of, say, an Italian (as in,
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Sun Jan 25

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:55 PM

Re: Breast cancer rehabilitation

Wendy -- it's fabulous that you're taking the reins and searching for information! And that you're sharing it here, so we can all become aware of issues involved, including the general lack of information given by the doctors one talks [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 2:02 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

Actually Vee and Marty, around here it's the extreme religious conservatives who are all anti-vax.....
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Is that because you maybe have more than your fair share of this particular group?



If there [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:58 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

the French "tout de suite" meaning "right away" or possibly the anglicized version "toot sweet"?
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Neither.....the anglicised version



So
THAT'S what you meant by [more]

Sat Jan 24

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:35 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

My MIL was telling me about a round of mumps that went through their town when she was a kid....

My brother came down with the mumps the summer he turned 8 and I turned 10. Our pediatrician urged my mother to do everything she could [more]

Fri Jan 23

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:34 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

That's awful -- your poor dad!

Is it certain that once you've had it you are immune? Could that wear off over the years?


When I was growing up, the sense was that having it provided lifetime immunity. But I just checked now, [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:02 PM

Re: Measles outbreak 2015

I'm good where whooping cough is concerned. Last year Ande bit me and I needed a tetanus booster. The shot he gave me covered diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough.


I was immunized for whooping cough the old fashioned way. [more]

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