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: All about A-Fib and the latest about how best to treat it

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If your heart races, flutters or skips beats, does that mean you have Atrial Fibrillation? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams and Mayo Clinic expert dive into the details of A-Fib, including what emerging research reveals about how best to treat it.

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Health Fusion: College student kindness study

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When you do an act of kindness, who benefits? You or the recipient? And when you do that act, do you understand why? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares what researchers found out about kindness after studying college students.

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Health Fusion: Intermittent fasting could reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes

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Intermittent fasting is more than just a fad. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explains how the diet craze may be a powerful tool to help prevent and manage heart disease and diabetes.

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Health Fusion: Experts weigh in on being fit and fat

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Can you be fit and fat? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams breaks down a new study that shows focusing on fitness may be better for your health than obsessing over the numbers on the scale.

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Health Fusion: Men hate seeing health care providers but it's important they get in the door

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It seems that men hate going to see their healthcare providers. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams hears what a doctor, who is male, has to say about that. He talks about why getting in the clinic door is key to men's mental and physical health.

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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.