Monday, June 20, 2005

Thimerosal nightmares

I just read this and I am just sick about it.

More info:

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2005/06/16/thimerosal_links/

1 comment:

gwuinifer said...

Thank you so much for posting this. It is so relieving when I hear this from mainstream "reputable" sources for a change... I have been screaming this from the rooftops (its one of my favorite soapboxes) since I was watching my (much younger) siblings get their shots and decided to look into it. I have refused vaccinations for both my kids, despite vast disapproval, direct harassment, accusations of neglect or even willful endangerment, and constant mockery. I have mild anxiety attacks whenever I have to take one of my kids to the doctor because I know what I will be facing on account of the decision I made. (And don't even get me started on the lectures I got when I was broke and receiving WIC from the county... I had to take them in once-a-bloody-month to hear it from the same nutrition-and-carseats lady. I was beginning to feel like she was practicing for a future in despotism on my sorry hide.) So every once in a while, it's nice to hear that, hey, maybe I'm doing my little guys a favor by weathering this, after all. Let's see the all-powerful "war on terrorism" protect us from the repercussions of THIS one... *deep sigh* It breaks my heart.