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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
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.
Belgium is experiencing a measles outbreak, especially in Wallonia, write various Belgian media.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday presented its annual global compilation of health statistics in Geneva.
Bees are crucial for pollination and thus the survival of numerous fruit and vegetables, but in urbanised areas of Belgium, it is increasingly difficult for them to survive.
Fine particulate matter concentrations in Brussels are highest in Rue de la Loi and in the municipality of Forest, according to a study by University of Antwerp professor Roeland Samso