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: Apple financier tea cakes. Your new fall favorite

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Imagine the aroma of caramelized apples wafting from the oven on a crisp fall afternoon. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams visits a friend who shares a recipe for apple financiers, a not-too-sweet autumn treat.

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Health Fusion: Stress today makes you avoid socializing tomorrow

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When you're stressed out, do you feel like hanging out with friends? Probably not. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares info from a new study about how stress makes people avoid socializing.

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Health Fusion: Grandma Marge's Easy Homemade Applesauce

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Homemade applesauce is a tasty and nutritious autumn treat. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams heads to a friend's house to learn how to make Grandma Marge's Easy Homemade Applesauce. Plus she shares some info about the health benefits of apples.

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Health Fusion: A new potential treatment for chronic pain without the risks of opioids

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The quest to find where sensations of pain start has led to a possible new, lasting way to treat pain without opioids. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams looks at what a group of scientists has learned about stopping pain at the site of an injury.

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Health Fusion: Let science help you make perfect pizza crust with these two tips

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Mixing up the dough and waiting for it to rise only to have your pizza crust crash and burn in a taste test is super frustrating! In this episode of NewsMd's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares tips from scientists on how to bake the perfect crust so you can create a healthy and yummy pizza for your family.

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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.