Daily Archives: 24 July 2013

Butterflies suffer sharp decline

In the past 20 years, Europe’s grassland butterfly population has dropped by 50 % Belgium is no exception to this trend

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“The ideal temperature? 22 degrees.”

Belgium experienced its hottest day on Tuesday. The human body suffers in hot weather, but it adapts. According to Prof. Brimioulle (ULB), temperatures above 28 degrees take people out of their comfort zone.

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Tendinitis, the top occupational disease

In 2012, 1,618 people attempted to have their tendinitis recognized as an occupational illness. According to the statistics from the Fund for occupational diseases (FMP), 875 positive decisions were rendered. Tendinitis in the upper limbs now surpasses carpal tunnel syndrome … Continue reading

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Fearing for salaries…for bosses?

Future salaries for public institution directors should be decided on before they are appointed. This has been an ongoing issue for several years. Here’s an issue that’s been making life hard for the governments for close to five years. It … Continue reading

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