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 06 December 2017 The e-cigarettes does not represent a healthier alternative. If you think that e-cigarettes represent a healthier alternative for teenagers who are tempted by smoking, you’re probably wrong. A Canadian study suggests that children in grades seven to twelve who have given vaping a try are more than twice as likely to want to experiment with the ‘real thing’ and start to smoke tobacco cigarettes. E-cigarettes may contain fewer toxic substances, but as co-author Bruce Baskerville explains, “our findings suggest that a potential increase in harmful cigarette use may follow as e-cigarette use continues to rise among adolescent populations". 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness ‘I finally learnt how to skip at the age of 36 – this is how you can do it too’ Lifestyle What exactly are ‘dense breasts’? Sex Can you masturbate too much? Medical What is the deadly Nipah virus? News #Health24 ICYMI: Haemorrhoid cream for puffy eyes; 15-year-old getting nude pics; and how many people smoke around the world Lifestyle These are the 6 best tips to stay super healthy during flu season 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 Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.