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 14 June 2016 Don't take on too much Women who care for their family and look after their home may be paying for these services with their health. Canadian scientists have shown that caring for children and performing household chores exposes women to an increased risk of contracting heart problems. It’s well documented that women who suffer from heart disease tend to have worse symptoms and are more likely to die from the condition than men. The researchers believe that this may, in part, be the case because women tend to be burdened with the lion’s share of housework and childcare. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X THE REAL POLLEN COUNT 2020-02-28 09:48 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News What it's like: Being a midwife in South Africa Medical What heart patients should know about coronavirus Medical Coronavirus: How behaviour can help control the spread of COVID-19 Diet and nutrition A US city's short-lived 'soda tax' cut consumption and raised nearly R1 billion Medical WATCH | Can being 'too clean' cause allergies? Diet and nutrition Kids raised by grandparents more likely to pile on the kilos Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.