Yet Another Miscellany of Medical Malarkey

Prepare yourselves for yet another collection of the various odds and ends from the world of irregular medicine that I’ve collected over the past few days.

“I am an educated, vaccine-choice mother.”

The ongoing saga of a 9-year-old Michigan child caught between the push and pull of divorced parents was covered in typical extensive detail by a friend of the blog yesterday, but I will provide a quick synopsis. The boy’s father had successfully petitioned the courts nearly a year ago to ensure that his child received the full protection of the recommended vaccine schedule. Despite this, the child’s mother refused even after being given an ultimatum by a judge last week.

Yesterday it was reported that she will be jailed for 7 days and that the child’s father will be granted temporary custody. This will allow the child to receive any vaccinations necessary to be caught up. As is

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