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 Updated 25 April 2016 Prevent malaria Today marks World Malaria Awareness Day and the question everyone's asking is how to prevent getting bitten in the first place. A hackathon held at Johns Hopkins University looked at this very question and found that one of the most effective ways of using mosquito repellent, besides directly applied to skin, is to treat nets, linen, tents, and sleeping bags and – yes – even clothes and accessories, including shoes, with a suitable repellent. There are many on the market that contain the active ingredient permethrin that can be safely used. Best yet, these fabric sprays are also effective against other mosquito-borne illnesses such as the Zika virus and Yellow fever. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical The evolution of hearing aids Competitions Win a SERTA Perfect Sleeper Excellence bed worth R67 999! Medical Just 2 weeks' inactivity can trigger diabetes in at-risk seniors Medical What can you do to prevent sinusitis? Lifestyle The 7 common causes of job burnout – and how to avoid them News Child with cerebral palsy receives special 'pram' From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Smoking and weight gain » Don't think that you're off the hook if you smoke cigars 10 smoking myths people still believe Quitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slim Best results in limiting weight gain after quitting smoking were found in women who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. Baby talk » Why Khloé Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby Baby making Real talk: Is there a ‘right’ age to have a baby? PS Can my mom stop talking about my biological clock already?