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.

Bisphenol-S, is no safer than the original bisphenol-A

That whole business about drinking water out of plastic bottles that we thought was taken care of is suddenly back on the radar of things to worry about.  Remember how bisphenol-A (BPA), the additive added to plastics, became such a big... Continue Reading →

Vitamin B-12: More is not better

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO January 10, 2020 Vitamin B-12 may not be as safe as we once thought.  Our routine of injecting vitamin B-12 indiscriminately into anyone who wants more energy just might not be the great idea that many of... Continue Reading →

Transcendental Meditation for Cardiac Patients

Jacob Schor December 27, 2019 Several recent studies on Transcendental Meditation (TM)™ have caught my attention; these studies suggest we should expand our treatment protocols for patients with coronary heart disease to include TM.   Let’s start with a study by... Continue Reading →

Good News: Green Heart Louisville

A prospective trial of greening a city to improve heart health December 17, 2019 Here is some good news.  Consult the website and you will find a fascinating trial described under the designation NCT03670524. The study is also known as... Continue Reading →

When’s Breakfast?

Jacob Schor December 10, 2019 It’s When You Eat Not What You Eat. We’ve spent more time on the road traveling by car from one place to another in the past six months than perhaps the last twenty years.  Though we’ve... Continue Reading →


December 19, 2019 I do enjoy driving down to H-Mart for groceries once in awhile. Just picked up the largest shallots I’ve ever seen.  Yet shopping there leaves me feeling culinarily impoverished.  Walking down aisle after aisle of foodstuffs that I don’t... Continue Reading →

Support Diversity

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO June 1, 2014 In my neighborhood many cars sport bumper stickers proclaiming their drivers’ support of diversity; in this context they refer to a diversity of sexual orientations.  That’s not what this article is about.  Here the term... Continue Reading →

Measles and Immune Amnesia

Two new studies add support to measles vaccination November 30, 2019 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO I left naturopathic school in 1991 believing that vaccinations had a negative impact on the function of the immune system and that being immunized came... Continue Reading →

Loon Poetry

We’re clearly “Not from Here.” When our neighbors from down the road showed up the other morning to make sure we knew hunting season had started, it finally dawned on us that we were really as they say in Maine,... Continue Reading →

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