BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Health and Living  >  Health News Digest: Back to School

Health News Digest: Back to School

Law Yao Hua | Tee Shiao Eek | Tina Carmillia

12-Feb-18 16:00

Health News Digest: Back to School

We bring the latest in health news. This week, Tee Shiao Eek and Law Yao Hua join Tina Carmillia to speak to consultant psychiatrist Dr Philip George and registered counsellor Carole Chung about the role of mental health professionals in schools. They also speak to nutritionist Dr Tee E Siong,William Huee from the Association of School Canteen Operators of Malaysia, and Chung Shan Yong of the Malaysia Foodstuffs and Toys Merchant' Association on the ban on unhealthy food in school canteens; before dissecting why South Korean researchers are naming their children as co-authors on academic papers.


0:00 - Intro

1:05 - Call for mental health experts in schools (Source: The Sun)

13:12 - Banning sweet, oily, salty food in school canteens (Source: The Star)

31:09 - Kids named co-authors in scientific papers (Source: Nature)

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek and Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Law Yao Hua, Tee Shiao Eek and Tina Carmillia

Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  adolescent healthsuicidebullyingcounsellingjunk fooddietnutritionresearchThe Bigger PictureHealth News DigestHealth and LivingEducationPolitics, News, Current AffairsHealth

Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows

6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Ir. Yeo An Thai, Executive Director, Advancecon

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business


11:05 AM

Resource Centre

Exchange Theatre

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Ir. Yeo An Thai, Executive Director, Advancecon

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Sheltering Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

3:00 PM

Today I Learned


4:05 PM

Health & Living

Spending Too Much Time On Your Phone? It Could Cause Text Neck

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM


6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Throwback Tuesday


8:05 PM

By the Book

Book Club May 2021 - The Sandman, Vols 8-10

9:00 PM

Bar None