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: Tips for aging and dry winter skin

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Changes in weather can be hard on your skin. Think of it as a kitchen sponge. When the atmosphere is dry, it loses moisture, dries out and shrivels up. Temperature and humidity matter. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams gets tips from a Mayo Clinic dermatologist on how to avoid cracked, dry winter skin.

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Health Fusion: Burrito method for dry winter hands and feet

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Do your hands and feet get cracked and dry from winter weather? If so, try what a Mayo Clinic dermatologist calls the burrito method. In this episode of NewsMd's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams shares info about a way to soften rough winter skin.

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Health Fusion: COVID toes are a real thing

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COVID toes have popped up in the media a lot after researchers confirmed the condition exists. And when a famous quarterback said he had them. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams gets the details about COVID toes -- what they are, why they develop and how to treat them -- from a Mayo Clinic dermatologist.

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Health Fusion: Manage menopause risk factors with activity

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Menopause can make some women feel out of sorts. You might have hot flashes, act a little moody and gain weight. Plus your body's metabolism changes in ways that increase your risk of certain diseases. But a new study shows you can take some control back and it's all about getting up off the couch and moving more.

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Health Fusion: Manage menopause risk factors with activity

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Menopause can make some women feel out of sorts. You might have hot flashes, act a little moody and gain weight. Plus your body's metabolism changes in ways that increase your risk of certain diseases. But a new study shows you can take some control back and it's all about getting up off the couch and moving more.

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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.