Home health nurses embezzled more than 2.7 million euros in 2017, according to inspectors of the National Employment Office, ONEM, newspapers from the Mediahuis Group reported on Friday.
Doses of glyphosate, a herbicide linked to cancer, have been found in products from about a dozen famous cereal manufacturers, the U.S.-based Environmental Working Group (EWG) said on Thursday.
The Dental Medical Society heightens public awareness of the harmful effects of cannabis, an enemy of good dentition, reports Le Soir Monday.

Higher hospitalisation fees in the offing

Thursday, 09 August 2018 17:30
According to the medical index published in July, insurance companies and mutual funds will be able to adapt their individual hospitalisation, outpatient, and dental-care fees to increases in health care costs, De Tijd and L’Echo reported on Thursday.
First-generation immigrants say they feel less healthy, move around less and suffer more from anxiety, according to a survey by researchers from the University of Ghent, published on Thursday in De Morgen daily.
A new study from a local consumer organisation has shown that oil-based aroma diffusers severely pollute indoor air.
The Federal Government has agreed to reimburse frontline psychological care in the budget accord, earmarking some 22.5 million euros for that purpose, Health Minister Maggie De Block announced on Wednesday in a press release.
A clear majority of Belgians – 61% of those polled – would be in favour of a legally-applied plain packaging of cigarettes, according to a poll carried out for the Anti-Cancer Foundation. In that total is included around half of all smokers.
The Red Cross has warned that continuing high temperatures are leading to an increase in emergency interventions, in some cases up to 74% more than in 2017.
The number of cases of euthanasia rose in 2017 by 13% compared to the year before, according to a report by the federal control and evaluation committee.