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 07 October 2016 As you get older, who should you keep closer, your friends or your family? As you get older, who should you keep closer, your friends or your family? Canadian researchers have discovered that older individuals who have more family in their immediate network and have closer relationships with them tend to be less likely to die. Having a larger or closer group of friends does not seem to have this effect on longevity – although it obviously comes with many social benefits as well. The findings underscore the importance of familial relationships for living longer, confirming long-standing sociological theories that attribute special significance to family ties. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Would you be offended if a friend visited and brought their own toilet paper? Medical Your guide to food allergies Lifestyle 6 things we learnt about testicular cancer with Cancercare’s Dr Greg hart Lifestyle Guys, avoid 'Rhino' sexual enhancement products, US watchdog warns Fitness 4 super easy hacks to reduce post-workout pain Medical 1 in 10 will develop eczema in their lifetime From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.