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 17 November 2015 Video games prepare you for life Video games prepare you for life. Think back to the hours you’ve undoubtedly spent playing Tetris. Remember how you always kept one side completely unblocked so you could fit the long, straight piece in and clear four lines at once? It seems pretty simple now, but as kids the game was teaching us to think strategically and to time our moves perfectly. Also, many games nowadays require the player to make decisions for their character that will ultimately affect the storyline in major ways. Even in the virtual world, in which you can restart from your last save point if you die, game designers are implementing the notion of cause and effect, and that every action has a consequence that may change the course of a person’s entire life. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Sudden noises could kill these infant twins with a rare heart condition Medical The 5 biggest causes of digestive issues over the festive season Diet and nutrition 6 better ways to lose weight, recommended by a psychologist Medical Antibiotics and IBS – cure or culprit? Medical 5 things you should know before taking an iron supplement Medical High blood pressure in under 40s tied to earlier strokes From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Infancy » Antibiotics during infancy may up childhood obesity risk New research suggests that babies who are prescribed antibiotics before they're two years old may be more likely to become obese. Seasonal changes » Is your home making you sick? Should you get injected for hay fever? Is your medication struggling to keep your seasonal allergy symptoms in check? There is a shot for hay fever – and this is what you need to know.