Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 26 July 2016 Artificial sweeteners Canadian scientists have established that using artificial sweeteners during pregnancy can lead to significantly weightier infants. While the food and beverage industry maintains that low-calorie artificial sweeteners are perfectly safe for pregnant women and their children, a study conducted at the University of Manitoba suggests that women who used them on a daily basis give birth to babies who are twice as likely to be overweight by their first birthday than the children of women who avoid these products during pregnancy. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Medical first: Twins treated for rare condition while still in the womb News SAHRC overseeing HIV patients' transfer to public health facilities Medical 7 reasons why your sinusitis could be worse in winter Lifestyle How skipping this much sleep makes arguing with your partner more dangerous Fitness Unlock your best performance with these 4 mindset tips Lifestyle SEE: How many people smoke around the world? From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.