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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#36 The cell phone use while driving and risky behavior connection

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Do young adults in your life use their cellphones behind the wheel? If so, they may also engage in other risky behaviors. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams has details about a study exploring an association between the two.

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#35 Does exercise help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

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Is there anything you can do to cut your risk of Alzheimer's disease? In this episode of the NewsMD podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams highlights research that gives more evidence to the idea that aerobic exercise may help the cognitive function of older adults.

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#34 How farming inspired my son

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What do you want to be when you grow up? For may years, my son said he wanted to be a farmer. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv finds out the health benefits of having positive role models and doing what you love.

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#33 Teasing kids about weight. Not good.

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What happens when kids get teased or criticized by family members about their weight? In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams taps into a study that has the answers.

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Interview: Chad Asplund, M.D.

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When's the last time you got a proper night's sleep? Sleep is essential for health and wellbeing, but a lot of us don't get it. For athletes, you can't compete at your best if you're sleep deprived. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams gets tips from a sports medicine doc who is also a sleep expert.

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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.