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News Belgium Health: City Football Group's Lommel SK purchase expands its empire to Belgium

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
City Football Group's Lommel SK purchase expands its empire to Belgium
News source: https://www.axios.com/city-football-group-lommel-sk-purchase-1e52f2cc-818c-41f8-ba90-2471af1f6888.html

City Football Group has purchased second-division Belgian soccer team Lommel SK, adding a ninth club to its worldwide portfolio. Why it matters: CFG is run by the Abu Dhabi royal family and was ...

News Belgium Health: The Latest: Belgium relaxes virus lockdown, opens shops

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
The Latest: Belgium relaxes virus lockdown, opens shops
News source: https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/ap_news/business/the-latest-belgium-relaxes-virus-lockdown-opens-shops/article_8ff407c0-d1bb-54ab-ab43-004d01bef6a9.html

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can ...

News Belgium Health: Belgium’s RTE food hygiene controls assessed by DG Sante

Published on: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Belgium’s RTE food hygiene controls assessed by DG Sante
News source: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2020/03/belgiums-rte-food-hygiene-controls-assessed-by-dg-sante/

Controls on the ready-to-eat food sector in Belgium mostly ensure compliance with European union rules, but some issues are not detected or treated seriously enough. DG Sante, the unit that leads the ...

News Belgium Health: All Belgian general hospitals mobilised to slowdown coronavirus

Published on: Wednesday 11 March 2020
All Belgian general hospitals mobilised to slowdown coronavirus
News source: https://www.brusselstimes.com/brussels/99897/all-belgian-general-hospitals-mobilised-to-slowdown-coronavirus/

Health authorities in Belgium said that they could not rule out that certain hospitals could become saturated, and recommended that a number of measures, including postponing non-urgent medical ...

News Belgium Health: The Latest: UN health agency declares new virus a pandemic

Published on: Wednesday 11 March 2020
The Latest: UN health agency declares new virus a pandemic
News source: https://www.wsoctv.com/news/latest-un-health/ZV3QNWD74YPOJBRWEQF2A4RSUY/

Congressional Democrats accuse the Trump administration of dismantling the pandemic preparedness office and are pushing legislation to set up such an office again. Belgium's health ministry has ...

News Belgium Health: Bizarre Dedryck Boyata kit gaffe lands Belgium in hot water with UEFA

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Bizarre Dedryck Boyata kit gaffe lands Belgium in hot water with UEFA
News source: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/bizarre-dedryck-boyata-kit-gaffe-20928034

Belgium have been charged by UEFA following a bizarre mix-up involving former Celtic ... Glasgow Glasgow NHS board subject to 'special measures' following death of two children Health Secretary Jeane ...

News Belgium Health: Two missing gut microbes could influence mental health

Published on: Saturday 16 November 2019
Two missing gut microbes could influence mental health
News source: https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20191117/two-missing-gut-microbes-could-influence-mental-health

Recognition of the link between emotions and the gut is so ancient, it's been hard-wired into our language. There's a gut feeling, going with your gut, butterflies in your stomach and a sinking feeling. New research seems to support this connection.

News Belgium Health: Man, 18, becomes the first person in Belgium to die from vaping

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
Man, 18, becomes the first person in Belgium to die from vaping
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7686983/Man-18-person-Belgium-die-vaping.html

An 18-year-old had become the first person to die of vaping in Belgium after authorities blamed his respiratory failure on his e-cigarette. Raphael, a Brussels resident, died on November 6 after using ...

News Belgium Health: Crown Princess Elisabeth of Belgium will celebrate her 18th birthday live on national TV

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Crown Princess Elisabeth of Belgium will celebrate her 18th birthday live on national TV
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7609301/Crown-Princess-Elisabeth-Belgium-celebrate-18th-birthday-live-national-TV.html

Crown Princess Elisabeth of Belgium will celebrate her 18th birthday live on the nation's TV in an unprecedented ... who acceded to the throne on 21 July 2013 after his father Albert II abdicated for ...

News Belgium Health: Princess Elisabeth of Belgium celebrates her 18th birthday at the Royal Palace in Brussels

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019
Princess Elisabeth of Belgium celebrates her 18th birthday at the Royal Palace in Brussels
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7613399/Princess-Elisabeth-Belgium-celebrates-18th-birthday-Royal-Palace-Brussels.html?ito=rss-flipboard

Elisabeth, heir to the Belgian throne and a student at a Welsh boarding school ... who acceded to the throne on 21 July 2013 after his father Albert II abdicated for health reasons.

News Belgium Health: Belgium babies are exposed directly to pollution in the womb

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
Belgium babies are exposed directly to pollution in the womb
News source: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12269258

Researchers at the University of Belgium said the finding may provide a reason why pollution during pregnancy is linked to detrimental health effects in children, such as low-birth weight and asthma.

News Belgium Health: Fitbit and FibriCheck Announce Partnership to Deliver CE-Marked Heart Health Detection App to Fitbit Smartwatch Users in Europe

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Fitbit and FibriCheck Announce Partnership to Deliver CE-Marked Heart Health Detection App to Fitbit Smartwatch Users in Europe
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/fitbit-and-fibricheck-announce-partnership-to-deliver-ce-marked-heart-health-detection-app-to-fitbit-smartwatch-users-in-europe-2019-09-24

Fitbit FIT, -4.15% and FibriCheck, an innovative health screening and monitoring app, today announced a partnership enabling users in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK to monitor their ...

News Belgium Health: Belgian prosecutors settle with HSBC in tax dodging case

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
Belgian prosecutors settle with HSBC in tax dodging case
News source: https://www.wivb.com/news/business/belgian-prosecutors-settle-with-hsbc-in-tax-dodging-case/

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors said Tuesday they have reached a settlement worth nearly 300 million euros ($335 million) with a Swiss private banking branch of HSBC over a longstanding fraud and tax dodging case. The Brussels prosecutor’s office said it was able to reach a settlement partly because of a “change in the wealth […]

News Belgium Health: Genomic Health's Second Quarter Was So Great It Got the Company Acquired

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Genomic Health's Second Quarter Was So Great It Got the Company Acquired
News source: https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/08/07/genomic-healths-second-quarter-was-so-great-it-got.aspx

Genomic Health made headwinds on reimbursement for its breast cancer test in Germany and Belgium and with private insurance in the U.S. for its prostate cancer tests. CEO Kimberly Popovits talked ...

News Belgium Health: 7 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

Published on: Tuesday 09 July 2019
7 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/7-health-benefits-brussels-sprouts-195717783.html

Brussels sprouts (yes with an s, like the city) are named after the veggie’s history of cultivation in Belgium. Part of the cruciferous ... supports digestive health, and helps feed the beneficial gut ...

News Belgium Health: Marion Bartoli shows off her new blonde locks at SW19 - and her Belgian football star boyfriend

Published on: Tuesday 09 July 2019
Marion Bartoli shows off her new blonde locks at SW19 - and her Belgian football star boyfriend
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7232185/Marion-Bartoli-shows-new-blonde-locks-SW19-Belgian-football-star-boyfriend.html

Belgian football star Boumediene Yahya. After watching Bartoli, who was banned from playing a doubles match in 2016 following a dramatic health scare that left her shockingly frail, fans have said ...

News Belgium Health: UN Urges Russia to End ‘Carnage’ against Syria Health Facilities

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
UN Urges Russia to End ‘Carnage’ against Syria Health Facilities
News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1819651/un-urges-russia-end-%E2%80%98carnage%E2%80%99-against-syria-health-facilities

Kuwait, Germany and Belgium asked for the hastily called closed-door session ... expressed "grave concern regarding the recent attacks on hospitals and other health facilities," including a July 10 ...

News Belgium Health: Plain packaging in Belgium, luxury brands on WeChat, and Nando’s defeathers lookalike: news digest

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Plain packaging in Belgium, luxury brands on WeChat, and Nando’s defeathers lookalike: news digest
News source: https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/anti-counterfeiting/plain-packaging-heads-belgium-luxury-brands-embrace-wechat-and-nandos

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