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 24 June 2016 Should you offer your children sips of alcohol during dinner? Should you offer your children sips of alcohol during dinner or at family events to get them acclimatised to the idea? Perhaps you’d better not. Some researchers warn that giving small tastes of alcohol to relatively young children may actually increase the risk of various problem behaviours, including drug use and binge drinking, later on. In one study, children who had tried alcohol before their sixth school year were found to be more likely to have had full drinks or gotten drunk by the beginning of their ninth school year than their teetotaling peers. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Why maintaining a healthy weight before 40 is important 2019-10-16 08:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical schemes 10 quick questions on designated service providers (DSPs) Diet and nutrition I need to lose weight. Where do I start? Medical Imagine you had to choose exactly how erect your nipples would look for the rest of your life Lifestyle Before choosing an IUD for birth control, know the facts Medical Your noisy knees may be trying to tell you something Medical How does early menopause affect a woman's heart? 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.