Healthcare job market

7 of the 10 Highest Paying US Jobs are in Medicine

Doctors, rejoice. According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor of Statistics, seven of the top 10 highest paying jobs are in the medical field. The 2016 ranking included doctors, dentists and business CEOs. All 10 occupations require long, unpredictable hours and years of expensive training. Here are the seven medical careers that […]

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Holiday Health Tips

Holiday Health Tips

The holiday season is among us and while cheer and merriment light up gatherings with friends and family, health and safety is still important this time of year. Give yourself and the loved ones around you the gift of health this season with these helpful reminders and tips from the CDC. Wash your hands often. […]

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Student Catalog Announcement. 11/30/2017

Dear Students, We would like to inform you that the 2018 Student Catalog has been posted on the SJSM website in the “downloads” tab found under “Resources” or directly at: https://www.sjsm.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Saint-James-Catalog-Final.pdf.  Please familiarize yourself with all new policies and procedures in the Catalog.  Below is a partial list of the most important updates: –          Additional […]

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Important Notice for ALL Anguilla Students 11/27/17

The SJSM Anguilla campus will resume all Basic Science classes in January 2018. The semester will start normally with an orientation for new students on January 8th, 2018. Orientation will begin at 10am and last for approximately 2 hours. All classes will begin at 8am on January 9th, 2018.  We recommend that all students arrive […]

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Saint James affordable medical education works to reduce doctor shortage.

United States Faces Major Doctor Shortage

The U.S. is facing a significant doctor shortage, according to the Association for American Medical Colleges (AAMC). In the AAMC’s Key Findings release, primary care physician demand is predicted to grow 17 percent in the next decade. However, current demand outnumbers the supply. By 2025, the U.S. will need around 46,000 to 90,000 doctors. “These […]

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Should you be cutting back on caffeine consumption?

Caffeine consumption, should you be cutting back?

In recent years, caffeine’s approval rating has been rising among the medical community. The substance has been shown to relieve pain, reduce the risk of more than a few cancers and lower blood pressure, among many other benefits. Of course, too much of a good thing can have consequences and it is important to be […]

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Pig genome could be edited to help with human organ transplants

Edited pig genome could aid human transplants

Pigs organs may offer potential for human transplants in the future, according to a story that recently appeared on CNN. But a few obstacles still stand in the way, While pig organs are similar in size and function to human organs, they can carry what’s known as porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs). Retroviruses, like those found […]

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Coprinus comatus is an edible mushroom typically found in North America and Europe.

Leukemia Treatment Findings in Mushroom Protein

New research suggests mushroom protein could be used to kill leukemia cells. Also called “lawyer’s wig” or “shaggy ink cap,” Coprinus comatus is an edible mushroom typically found in North America and Europe. It grows in meadows and grasslands but may also be found along roads or on lawns in residential areas. When mature, the mushroom […]

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Fountain of Youth

An Unexpected Fountain of Youth

Old rats appeared newly invigorated after receiving injections of cardiac stem cells from young hearts, a study published in the European Heart Journal reveals. Dr. Eduardo Marban, primary researcher in the study, compares the results to “an unexpected fountain of youth.” The search for better heart treatments is nothing new. For some 12 years, Dr. Marban […]

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