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A change in the rules governing blood donation means that people aged over 71 will soon be able to give blood, plasma and platelets.
The Brussels government has set itself the target of banning all diesel vehicles within the region by 2030 "at the latest".
Flanders and Wallonia are set to issue decrees in the coming months that will ban smoking in cars when children are present.
An expansion of two neighbourhood health clinics in Schaerbeek and plans for a new one in Laeken are back on the table now that an investigation into the system by the federal health ministry is co
According to an open letter to the government of the Brussels-Capital Region signed by more than 100 Belgian doctors, scientists and health organisations, 600 people die prematurely every year in t
Next year, 11,000 Belgians will be asked questions about their lifestyles and diet and 1,100 will go through a medical examination as part of a major study to determine the general health of the na
Supermarket chains Albert Heijn, Colruyt and Delhaize have preventively removed eggs from their Belgian stores after a slightly increased concentration of toxic fipronil was discovered
Belgian piglets have been given a controversial drug since 2013 that, according to experts, is harmful to humans and the environment, report Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morg
In the Brussels-Capital Region, 1,500 people, on average, die every year due to the effects of tobacco use, which makes smoking the main cause of death in the capital.