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 NEXT ON HEALTH24X 'Help! My baby's cough sounds like a dog's bark' 2019-08-24 10:00 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health How toes become fingers in the brains of 'foot painters' Mental health Lots of time on social media linked to anxiety and depression in teens Medical Why obese teen boys could be prone to heart attacks in middle age Diet and nutrition WATCH: Science has discovered that cheese is as addictive as cocaine Medical WATCH - Why loud chewing has kept this man from talking to his family for years Diet and nutrition Can rooibos tea really help you to lose weight? Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.