Health Fusion

Health care journalist Viv Williams delivers daily health tips. Meet amazing people who’ll share their stories of illness, wellness and how they find joy.

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Health Fusion: Men hate seeing health care providers but it's important they get in the door

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It seems that men hate going to see their healthcare providers. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams hears what a doctor, who is male, has to say about that. He talks about why getting in the clinic door is key to men's mental and physical health.

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Health Fusion: 3 tips you need to boost happiness

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Who doesn't want to be happier on a daily basis? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explores a study that says a fruit, vegetable and exercise combo is the recipe that actually causes happiness.

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Health Fusion: How to freeze farmers' market vegetables to enjoy when the snow flies

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Wouldn't it be great to pop open a freezer bag of farm fresh vegetables in the midst of winter? In this episode of News MD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shows the best way to freeze produce. It's easy!

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Health Fusion: What chewing gum may do for your gut

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A lot of people chew gum to freshen their breath. Studies show it may also kick start your gut after heart surgery. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out what the data says about the potential gut benefits of gum.

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Health Fusion: Don't give up on exercise even if you can't seem to lose weight

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Some people who hit the gym to lose weight get frustrated when the numbers on the scales don't budge. So why bother? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks to a Mayo Clinic exercise specialist about that problem and the many reasons why you shouldn't give up on exercise.

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About the Podcast

Health care journalist Viv Williams delivers daily health tips. Meet amazing people who’ll share their stories of illness, wellness and how they find joy.

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Viv Williams hosts the NewsMD podcast and column, "Health Fusion." She is an award-winning health and medical reporter who's stories have run on TV, digital and newspaper outlets nationwide. Viv is passionate about boosting people's health and happiness by helping them access credible, reliable and research-based health information from top experts.