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 12 April 2018 Breastfeeding isn’t just beneficial for babies, it’s good for moms, too. Breastfeeding isn’t just beneficial for babies, it’s good for moms, too. In a large study analysing data collected from some 5000 women over a period of three decades, US researchers have demonstrated that breastfeeding for six months or more lowers the mother’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes during her childbearing years by 47 percent. According to Tracy Flanagan, one of the researchers involved, “this is yet another reason that doctors, nurses and hospitals, as well as policymakers should support women and their families to breastfeed as long as possible". 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Your gut may be to blame for your bloodstream infection picked up in hospital News Sisters supplying disadvantaged schoolgirls in Ikageng with sanitary pads Medical Why vaping may do your heart no favours Diet and nutrition Are you a victim of 'clean plate' syndrome? Medical How biting your nails can cause infections Fitness These beer lovers created a workout to help you ‘earn your booze’ 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.