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: Garden green protein smoothie with banana, apple, mint and kale

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Viv Williams shares her quick, easy and nutritious recipe for a garden green protein smoothie with banana, apple, mint and kale. Yum!

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Health Fusion: All about diabetes. Experts discuss the connection to obesity and dementia, islet transplantation and how to reduce risk

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What's the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? How can you reduce your risk? And what's the hype about the diabetes connection to obesity and dementia? In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams gets the answers from two University of Minnesota experts.

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Health Fusion: 5 questions to ask your cancer doctor

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Viv Williams talks to two oncologists who tell her five questions people should ask their doctor when diagnosed with cancer.

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#59 Tips from a chef on how to use, sharpen and store kitchen knives.

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A sharp knife is a safe knife. You can prevent hand injuries in the kitchen if your knives are in good shape and you use proper chopping technique. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," a healthy living executive chef joins Viv Williams for a knife tutorial.

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#58 Summer cold or COVID-19?

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Fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Those three symptoms are associated with both COVID-19 and another respiratory illness that's on the rise in the U.S. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams has info from a Mayo Clinic infectious disease expert about the two viruses.

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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.