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Can money actually buy happiness?

Can money really buy happiness?

As the cliché goes: “money can’t buy happiness.” But is that really true? Yes and no. According to new research originally explored by Medical News Today, money can only buy a certain type of happiness. It is all about what individuals value and how they balance life. In a study published in the journal Emotion […]

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The path to success? Being yourself.

Why are we more drawn to certain people than others when it comes to medical care or for that matter, anything? Is it the way they dress, walk, speak, or present themselves? Or maybe just because their website looks cool. The answer is that people make conclusions about each other constantly based on a number of […]

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Empathetic doctor consoles patient

Is Empathy the Future of Medicine?

Technology is advancing at a rate most people cannot even keep up with. The good news is that advancing technologies are designed to make tasks easier in less time with more precision, a great thing when something that can fit in a pocket, such as an iPhone, can streamline everyday life. The trouble arises when […]

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Stress-free holiday season

10 Ways to Fight Stress this Holiday Season

The season to be merry and bright can sometimes seem anything but. Schedules are jam-packed, expectations are high and money might be tight. In the interest of mental health and self-help, here are some tips adapted from to fight stress during the holidays. Exercise Taking a half-hour walk every day can reduce anxiety, improve […]

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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 are lighting up our gatherings with friends and family, health and safety are an important consideration. 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. According […]

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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:  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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