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 Gene therapy for sickle cell takes another step forward Fitness Here’s how this guy channelled his inner Iron Man to better his body in 8 weeks Medical 5 things you could be allergic to over the festive season Lifestyle Breast implants may increase your risk of a rare type of cancer Parenting Soft furniture no cushion against falls for young kids Fitness Kettlebell vs. barbell – the experts weigh in on these workout tools 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 HIV/AIDS » 5 ridiculous things some people still believe about HIV/Aids It’s time to shine the light on some of the ridiculous and far-fetched perceptions about HIV that people still have. Fitness » 7 strange things that happened to my body during my first marathon Earlier this year, Health24 writer Marelize Wilke ran her first ever full marathon. She tells us about the effects it had on her body.