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 October 2016 E-cigarettes may be less harmful than traditional cigarettes E-cigarettes may be less harmful than traditional cigarettes and they can certainly be a great aid to help people who are trying to quit smoking, but they are not completely harmless. When it comes to heart health, in fact, they may have long-term effects that are comparable to those associated with normal cigarettes. A European research team has recently found that the average vaping session damages key blood vessels in the heart in a way that is similar to smoking old-fashioned tobacco cigarettes by affecting the stiffness of the aorta. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Former Banyana midfielder Makhosi Luthuli on her struggle with Lymphoma Medical 4 foods that can improve your hearing Lifestyle PSA: You can now track your periods using your Fitbit Fitness How to burn more kilojoules at the gym — without doing any extra exercise Lifestyle ‘I have endometriosis – but nobody understands it’ Lifestyle Obesity in the workplace: What role should your employer be playing? From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Colds & Flu » Stop believing these 9 flu myths Why the flu makes you feel so miserable 10 ways to avoid being ‘patient zero’ in the office Do not be that sniffling co-worker in the office, infecting everyone around them. Coffee & Your Health » SEE: The dangers lurking in your cup of coffee Can coffee really make you live longer? Does coffee cause cancer? Some argue your coffee should come with sugar, cream – and a cancer warning.