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: 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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Health Fusion: Stress today makes you avoid socializing tomorrow

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When you're stressed out, do you feel like hanging out with friends? Probably not. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares info from a new study about how stress makes people avoid socializing.

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Health Fusion: Grandma Marge's Easy Homemade Applesauce

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Homemade applesauce is a tasty and nutritious autumn treat. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams heads to a friend's house to learn how to make Grandma Marge's Easy Homemade Applesauce. Plus she shares some info about the health benefits of apples.

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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.