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: Coping with winter if you have seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

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When the days get shorter, people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) may begin to struggle. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks to a University of Minnesota psychologist about how to cope if you have symptoms of this depressive disorder.

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Health Fusion: Skimping on sleep makes you feel older, look older and can hurt your health

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Who wants to feel and look older than they are? Likely nobody. Viv Williams taps some new studies that all point to sleep as a key to keeping that from happening.

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Health Fusion: Olive Oil's Connection To Your Risk Of Dying From Certain Diseases

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Want to try and reduce your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, cancer and other illnesses? Up your intake of olive oil. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion, Viv Williams checks out a study from the American College of Cardiology.

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Health Fusion: A woman's health in middle age may help predict future decline

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Middle-aged women, listen up. Researchers have identified health factors that could put you at risk of poor health in the future. But the good news is that interventions may help. Viv Williams has more in this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion."

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Health Fusion: Need-to-know info about cold weather and your lungs

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Exercising outside in winter can help brighten up the darker months. But taking a run or ski in extreme cold may up your risk of cold-related lung problems. Viv Williams gets details from an exercise research expert about what the cold can do to your lungs and what you can do to prevent the injuries from happening.

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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.