Dr. Jacob Schor

Blog written by Jacob Schor naturopathic doctor usually reviewing recent publications on naturopathic oncology and occasional random musings on other topics of a varied nature.

Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

July 11, 2020 Levels of fine particulates have been relatively high in Denver over the past few days, reaching a maximum of 57 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m3). PM 2.5 levels for the past 48 hours in Denver Although... Continue Reading →

2020 Vocabulary: Unprecedented Retractions

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO June 5, 2020 We’re going to have to add another new word to our vocabulary list for 2020.  By now we all know what “unprecedented” means.  It’s likely to be the word of the year.  Most of us also... Continue Reading →

Barking up the wrong tree….

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and Zithromax May 26, 2020 Periodically, we scour PubMed for newly published studies that are of interest to the naturopathic profession.  Some of these studies will then be reviewed in the Natural Medicine Journal (NMJ). As the matter topmost... Continue Reading →

Basketmaking and neurasthenia

Basket weaving 101-c May 2, 2020 A few years back, during a period of extended convalescence, I began building a canoe.  Hesitant to invest money into a project I wasn’t sure to finish I initially scrounged construction materials from neighborhood alleys,... Continue Reading →

Vitamin D and Covid-19

May 15, 2020 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO We’ve finally got our hands on a published paper on vitamin D and Covid-19 to reference and so open up a discussion on the topic.  Until now the articles being quoted on vitamin D... Continue Reading →

Falsehood Flies

April 11, 2020 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO “Falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it, so that when men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect: like a... Continue Reading →

The Natural Medicine Journal: May Issue online now

May 6, 2020 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO The May issue of the Natural Medicine Journal just hit the virtual news-stands today and it is an interesting read. I’ve been an assistant editor on the journal for enough years that... Continue Reading →

The grand experiment: air pollution vs. heart disease deaths:

April 5, 2020 Among psychologists and those who keep up with those sorts of things, the act of shifting one's viewpoint from a cup half empty to a cup half-full is called ‘Cognitive reframing.”  This fancier term refers to the psychological... Continue Reading →

Pollen exposure and Covid-19? a possible aggravating factor….

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO March 31, 2020 Let me tell you about a fascinating paper that came out in early March in the journal Allergy that may give us a tool to help control moderate this Covid-19 thing we’ve got... Continue Reading →

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