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: Health Power of Pomemgranates

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Pomegranates are popular in fall and winter because they add great color to meals. Plus, they're packed with potential health benefits. Check out this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion with Viv Williams" for health info on pomegranates and get tips on how to use them.

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Health Fusion: Taking care of the people who care for our pets - vets and vet techs under pressure

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COVID-19 has been tough on just about everybody. Veterinarians and vet techs are really feeling stressed. Even before the pandemic they had a high burnout and suicide rate. But the COVID situation has added to their burden. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams hears from a vet tech about what's happening in vets' offices across the country. They're joined by the co-founders of an organization that's teamed with a national meditation expert to develop tools that may help relieve some of the stress for those in veterinary medicine.

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Health Fusion: Mushrooms and your risk of depression

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Next time you make a pizza or salad, you might want to throw some mushrooms on top. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out a study that shows eating mushrooms may help you ward off depression.

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Health Fusion: How to protect flowers from frost

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Fall's first frost doesn't have to be the end of gardening season. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares tips on how to protect your tender flowers from dipping temps.

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Health Fusion: Apple financier tea cakes. Your new fall favorite

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Imagine the aroma of caramelized apples wafting from the oven on a crisp fall afternoon. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams visits a friend who shares a recipe for apple financiers, a not-too-sweet autumn treat.

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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.