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    as our descent back into the Middle Ages continues
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    more than a third of parents don't want their kids to have Swine Flu shots! Way to increase the chances of a real epidemic, folks.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091007/ap_ ... cine_fears
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    There are, of course, dangers and side effects with any vaccination (some people even die of the very disease for which they've been inoculated), but yes, over the whole population of the USA, we'd be much better off if everyone who should get one, does get one.
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    I'll take my chances, dont trust some big agency sticking some crap in me, just dont.

    I'd like to see where everyone comes down on this.
    phsstt!
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    Unless I had a child with a medical condition that put them at greater risk I would never have them get "routine" seasonal flu vaccinations. Immune systems are depressed by vaccines, and especially for a developing child this could have long term ramifications when defending against diseases like cancer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SQUACKEE
    I'd like to see where everyone comes down on this.
    So the vote currently sits at

    2 - Enlightened
    2 - Neanderthal

    so much for evolution!! ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlow
    Quote Originally Posted by SQUACKEE
    I'd like to see where everyone comes down on this.
    So the vote currently sits at

    2 - Enlightened
    2 - Neanderthal

    so much for evolution!! ;-)
    Dont take this personally but i hope you take the shit and end up in the hospital...wheres that smiley face when you need it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlow
    so much for evolution!! ;-)

    You wouldn't want to be the person born after several generations of ancestors who were vaccinated for every bug that came along. Trust me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by guru
    You wouldn't want to be the person born after several generations of ancestors who were vaccinated for every bug that came along. Trust me.
    Pego, smack him!!

    There's plenty of pathogens to go around, and the reason snot-nosed kids are so snotty is because there are so many things we can't or don't prevent. Things like mumps, measles, and even flu do NOT need to be experienced if we can prevent them.

    Where you ARE correct is the alarming increase in allergies. I do think that comes from not exposing ourselves to the environment more as a child.
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    Can I get an anti-asteroid shot? Thats the baby that will do us all in. I get my flu shot next week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rye Catcher
    Can I get an anti-asteroid shot? Thats the baby that will do us all in.

    Good news for you.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33212609/ns ... nce-space/
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