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 11 July 2017 Why do so many of us – both adults and children – enjoy doodling and drawing? Why do so many of us – both adults and children – enjoy doodling and drawing? Art therapists have recently conducted experiments to measure the effect of these activities. They found that all of them resulted in an increase of blood flowing to the prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain that is not only associated with feelings and regulating thought, but also forms an integral part of our mental reward system. That would explain why doodling can feel so satisfying and why adult colouring-in-books are so popular these days. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News ‘I feel so honoured I was able to help save his life’: Daughter donates kidney to dying father News Mysterious illness turns energetic pole dancer into a fatigued ‘gran’ News Meet the dog that’s allergic to humans Diet and nutrition Here’s exactly how to make your fast food choices healthier News KZN Health Department breaks world record for Pap smears Parenting This is why your kids are sleeping less these days From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.