In this episode of NewsMD's podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams digs into the garden. As a University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Intern, she's learning about the health benefits of gardening and gives the first of an on-going series of tips for growing success. She also finds research that shows if you grow vegetables, you're likely to eat more of them.
In this episode of NewsMD's weekly version of the podcast," Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks to Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, about proven ways to reduce your risk of heart disease. And they explore next generation cholesterol-lowering drugs.
In this episode of the NewsMD podcast, Health Fusion," Viv Williams learns about power napping from Dr. Chad Asplund, a Mayo Clinic sports medicine expert who knows a lot about sleep and athletics. He describes one type of nap, used by some military pilots and athletes, as the "nappuccino."
In this episode of the NewsMD podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams checks out the American Heart Association's recommendations for eating 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day. A 2021 study shows that a certain ratio of fruits to vegetables is optimal for good health.
In this episode of the NewsMD podcast, "Health Fusion," Viv Williams explains research about her favorite drink - coffee. A study shows that people with certain heart conditions aggravated by caffeine tend to avoid drinking coffee because their genes guide them to stay away from it.
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.