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 20 October 2016 What are the health benefits of meditating and going on vacation? What are the health benefits of meditating and going on vacation? Studying the impacts of both on 94 healthy women ranging in age from 30 to 60, American scientists found that a holiday at a resort offers improved vitality along with a positive and immediate effect on the molecular networks in our bodies that are related to stress and immune pathways. Regular mediators received an additional boost to their antiviral activity when they went on a meditation retreat. You have our blessing to meditate and go on vacation as often as possible. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Postpartum depression may raise heart risks Medical This is why it's so hard to quit smoking News Cholera case reported in Limpopo, patient recovering Medical Storing insulin in home fridges may lower effectiveness Medical Type 1 diabetes often misdiagnosed in adults Medical SEE: 1 in 6 people will suffer from a stroke 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 Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.