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 03 October 2016 Contact lenses are a heaven-sent for those of us with poor eyesight Contact lenses are a heaven-sent for those of us with poor eyesight – they’re a safe and effective alternative to glasses. If you don’t wear them and care for them properly, however, you expose yourself to the risk of eye infections that can range in severity from minor irritations to significant long-term damage. So don't sleep in your contact lenses, replace them as often as recommended by your optometrist, always use new cleaning solution and clean night-time storage containers, and go for regular check-ups. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Cancer survivor receives new tongue made from her leg – and the first thing she eats is KFC Medical Sub-Saharan Africa makes most progress against HIV – UNAIDS Diet and nutrition The kind of scary things that can happen to your body when you eat gluten Medical 7 things never to say to an incontinence sufferer Medical Toxic plant causes mysterious burns on teen's face Diet and nutrition A dietitian explains how to read food labels 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 Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.