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 12 December 2017 Your mouth is home to a plethora of different bacteria You might be surprised to hear that your mouth is home to a plethora of different bacteria. But don’t be alarmed, many of the hundreds of species of microorganisms that live in your saliva play an important role in defending you against a variety of harmful pathogens attempting to enter your body. Recently, British researchers have discovered that the particular mix of these salivary microbes is not passed on from parent to child, but is mostly determined by the household environment in which you grow up as a small child. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Columnists Medical schemes: More money in members' pockets – for now Diet and nutrition ‘My upset stomach turned out to be a coffee intolerance’ Mental health Gaming disorder may affect the brain like drugs News The corruption behind Gauteng Health crisis revealed Medical Yoga may be the right move against urinary incontinence Lifestyle Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco From our sponsors Congestion associated with sinuses can ruin your day Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier Living with sinusitis » 7 common sinusitis myths you shouldn’t believe Are you using the correct treatment for your sinusitis? How your mucus can be a guide to sinusitis treatment Suffering from chronic sinusitis? Your mucus might help identify the most effective treatment. Sleep better » Most physical activities help you sleep better 10 tips for better sleep 10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it Here are 10 reasons why you may have insomnia – along with possible ways to solve the problem.