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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.

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The Brussels government has set itself the target of banning all diesel vehicles within the region by 2030 "at the latest".

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Flanders and Wallonia are set to issue decrees in the coming months that will ban smoking in cars when children are present.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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