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: Video conferencing great for meetings, but bad for speech therapy sessions

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By now many people are used to hearing their own voices on video conferences. But is the sound good enough to use for a speech therapy session? In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out a study that suggests the answer is 'No."

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Health inequities. Are there ways to close the gap

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How easy is it for you to get quality healthcare when you need it? For some people, access is impossible. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks to a national expert who spotlights two main health inequity issues, offers solutions and describes research about a community that seems to have figured out how to closed the gap.

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Health Fusion: Artificial intelligence predicts suicide risk in students

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If we could spot students at risk of suicide, we could save lives. Artificial intelligence may be making that possible. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams looks at how machine learning is helping researchers identify four predictors of suicidal behavior.

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Health Fusion: Container gardening for good health

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Want to reduce stress and anxiety, calm fears and boost your mood? Plant a container garden. In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares tips on how to put a pot together and taps into research about the health benefits of blooms.

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Health Fusion: Study finds cancer misinformation on social media

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Where do you go to get your health information? In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out a study that shows people who get cancer information on social media sites might be getting misinformation.

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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.