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Medicines for Children |

Our Vision

That any parent, wherever they are, has information on their child’s medicines that they need and can trust.

Medicines information leaflets cover many of the medicines that are prescribed or recommended to children by health professionals. They answer your questions about how and when to give the medicine, what to do if you forget to give the medicine or give it twice, and any possible side-effects.

Read the leaflets or watch short films about giving different medicines forms, including tablets, capsules, liquid medicine, injections, suppositories and enemas, eye drops/ointment and ear drops.

Medicines for Children is a partnership programme by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists (NPPG) and WellChild. Find out more about what we do.

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Is there a relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement? Positive results from public school children in the northeastern United … – PubMed

OBJECTIVES:

To determine relationships between physical fitness and academic achievement in diverse, urban public school children.

METHODS:

This cross-sectional study used public school data from 2004 to 2005. Academic achievement was assessed as a passing score on Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) achievement tests in Mathematics (fourth, sixth, and eighth grade, n = 1103) and in English (fourth and seventh grade, n = 744). Fitness achievement was assessed as the number of physical fitness tests passed during physical education (PE). Multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted to assess the probability of passing the MCAS tests, controlling for students’ weight status (BMI z score), ethnicity, gender, grade, and socioeconomic status (school lunch enrollment).

RESULTS:

The odds of passing both the MCAS Mathematics test and the MCAS English test increased as the number of fitness tests passed increased (p < .0001 and p < .05, respectively).

CONCLUSIONS:

Results show statistically significant relationships

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Marilyn, Patient Care Assistant
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Marilyn, Patient Care Assistant

“I’m a PCA and I’ve been here for 5 years. At 20 years old I came very close to death and seeing how the nurses cared for me is what sparked my interest in health care. I’ve always had a passion for kids and at the time I was studying to be a social worker. I immediately changed my major to Medical Assisting just to be sure that I would enjoy the health care field. I loved it. I am now in nursing school and I am so eager to graduate. I’ve been a part of the Hem/Onc family from day one and it has given me a completely different outlook on

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