August2018

Jellyfish

What are they? Jellyfish are free swimming marine animals, but they are not fish. They are invertebrates with an umbrella shaped body and training tentacles. The tentacles have stinging cells, which will release poison if they make contact with a person’s skin.

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The 6-in-1 Vaccine

Hexavalent This vaccine protects against six diseases namely Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HemophilusB and HepatitisB. Although new to Gibraltar, the vaccine has been used extensively in other countries for many years and as part of the UK schedule from last year.

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The Big Latch On, 4th August 2018

The ‘Big Latch On’ is a global event that takes place at registered locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other.

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Rethink Your Drink

Keeping Hydrated With temperatures soaring, it is important to stay hydrated and drinking plenty of water (at least 6 -8 glasses each day) is the best way to prevent several health problems. However, often sweet or fizzy beverages are taken instead of water and it is easy to overlook the amount[…]

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