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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: One month of small diet and exercise changes can mean big results. Get tips and recipes from the Goal Getters
Fri May 13 15:38:03 EDT 2022
When you embark on a journey to boost fitness and feel better, forget about revamping everything fast. The women you're about to meet are proof that small changes over time can mean big results. In this episode of "Health Fusion," Viv Williams share tips from the Goal Getters Project that can help keep you on track for success. Plus, they'll share recipes to make your days easier.

Health Fusion: Morels are popping!
Thu May 12 08:25:00 EDT 2022
Your diet may become a way to fight antibiotic resistance. In this episode of News MD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out a study that shows eating a diverse diet that includes a lot of soluble fiber may result in fewer antibiotic-resistant microbes in your gut.

Health Fusion: Morel mushrooms are popping!
Wed May 11 08:25:00 EDT 2022
Morel madness has begun! The elusive jewel of the spring forest gets you outside in the fresh air and can be a healthy treat. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams hunts for morel mushrooms and shares an easy, tasty recipe to try if you're lucky enough to find some.

Can't Hoist That Heavy Bag Into The Overhead Bin? Goal Getters Can Help You Be Strong
Tue May 10 16:09:07 EDT 2022
Getting in shape is not just about looking good. It's about feeling good and being able to put your own roller bag in the overhead bin. In this episode of "Health Fusion," Viv Williams and some Goal Getters create a plan to help a local woman build strength and confidence.

Health Fusion: Unleash The Healing Power Of Shiatsu
Wed May 04 08:25:00 EDT 2022
If you spend hours every day hunched over a computer monitor or smart phone, your neck and back muscles can get mad and sore. Stress makes it worse. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams introduces you to a shiatsu expert who explores the healing power of the massage technique.

Young Cancer Patients Benefit From Creative Arts Therapy
Tue May 03 13:23:52 EDT 2022
Painting, making puppets and other forms of creative art offer a lot more than entertainment. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explores a study that shows how creative art therapy improves symptoms, mood and more for young cancer patients.

Health Fusion: Greenspace may help sharpen your mind's ability to focus
Thu Apr 28 08:25:00 EDT 2022
Want to sharpen your focus, pay better attention to tasks and think more clearly? Go find some greenspace. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explores a new study that shows greenery may help boost cognitive function.

Health Fusion: Exercise Can Counter Damage Caused By Diabetes
Wed Apr 27 17:22:00 EDT 2022
How can you fend off some of the blood vessel damage caused by diabetes? Try taking a walk. In this episode of NewsMD' "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explores new information about how moving more can help people with diabetes.

Health Fusion: What's really in your morning cup of coffee
Mon Apr 25 08:25:00 EDT 2022
Coffee contains antioxidants and polyphenols that can help boost your health. Some consumers are willing to pay a lot for beans that are supposed to be high quality. But are you really getting what you think you paid for when you pour that brewed beverage into you cup? In this episode of NewsMD, Viv Williams checks out a new way to validate the varieties you buy.

Health Fusion: A family rises from tragedy through organ donation
Fri Apr 22 10:41:26 EDT 2022
The unimaginable happened to a farm family in Southeastern, MN when Eric Howard suffered a fatal injury. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares the story of how organ donation is helping them heal after the tragedy.