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Oregon Legislative Bill to Take Away Religious Exemption for Vaccinations

Oregon Senate Bill 132 appears to be put forth by the Senate Interim Committee on Health Care, Human Services and Rural Health Policy for Children First for Oregon.

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Court hears claim linking vaccines to autism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The parents of two 10-year-old boys who believe vaccines caused their sons to develop autism brought their case to U.S. federal court on Monday, arguing a mercury preservative in the shots caused a rare reaction. Their case is the second of three being heard by a special court trying to determine if autism might sometimes be caused by vaccines. Although most medical experts say there is no link, the court can rule there is a plausible association and allow parents of children with autism to get federal compensation from a special vaccine fund.

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Vaccine Titers - Order Directly from Lab

Apparently there is a way to order vaccine titers directly from http://drtenpenny.com. The MMR titers looks to cost about $150 - but it is an option for those that need to prove there are titers but don't want to re-vaccinate to catch the last 2-3% of the population. The website is a pain to navigate but you can get to the page directly by scrolling to the bottom of this page: https://orders.directlabs.com/dl-locator/order_tests.aspx?re=40

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KATU News Story on Vaccines

http://www.katu.com/news/medicalalert/11795681.html Story Published: Nov 25, 2007 at 11:00 PM PST Story Updated: Nov 26, 2007 at 8:07 AM PST By Angelica Thornton The number of kids skipping immunizations in Oregon is growing fast. They’re required for every child, but some parents think vaccines do more harm than good, so they’re getting around the law with a simple signature. Medical professionals around the state worry that such a decision is endangering the community.

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Proof of Mercury Poisoning Causing Autism

A controversial website called Hating Autism has posted a story titled More Proof That Autism Is Mercury Poisoning. Apparently peer reviewed studies by Nataf, et al. (2006) and Geier and Geier (2006) have shown that many children with autism have mercury poisoning. There is an accurate, inexpensive test to analyze the urinary porphyrin patterns.

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Vaccine Waiver for Oregon Public Schools

Parents may be wondering if their children can be exempted from receiving certain immunizations for medical conditions or religious reasons. In Oregon, yes. There is a vaccine waiver to decline to note and receive vaccines that is part of public school registration. For instance, a waiver with the Salem-Keizer public school system you simply signs box C under exemption, no questions asked: http://www.salkeiz.k12.or.us/ParentCenter/Immunizations/Immunizations.htm Some yahoogroup discussion lists that may help answer additional questions are:

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