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A. Pawlowski

A. Pawlowski is a TODAY health reporter focusing on health news and features. Previously, she was a writer, producer and editor at CNN.

A. Pawlowski is a TODAY health reporter focusing on health news and features. Previously, she was a writer, producer and editor at CNN.

Latest from A. Pawlowski

Keep your heart healthy with 7 simple swaps

Improve heart health and prevent heart disease with simple lifestyle swaps such as eating nuts or avocado instead of cheese; and walking instead of scrolling.

MSNBC anchor opens up about health scare that led to inflammation of her heart

What is myocarditis? MSNBC anchor Yasmin Vossoughian says common cold virus led to heart inflammation that felt like a heart attack. She shares symptoms to know
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YouTube star pays for 1,000 people to get cataract surgeries to restore sight

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness. Viral video made by YouTube star Jimmy Donaldson, known as MrBeast, shows patients getting vision restored for free.

To get off-label Ozempic prescriptions, some people turn to telehealth websites

Ozempic for type 2 diabetes has been in short supply as people seek the drug for weight loss. Some turn to online pharmacies to get an off-label prescription.

Woman, 32, finds breast cancer during pregnancy: 'How could this happen?'

What are the warning signs of breast cancer? Woman noticed a lump during pregnancy but thought it was a milk duct forming. She was diagnosed after giving birth.

Are gel manicures safe? What to know about skin cancer risk to hands and nails

Gel nails are "massively popular," but does a key step in the process raise your risk of skin cancer?

Death cleaning and the Swedish art of aging exuberantly

When clutter takes over, Swedish death cleaning could be the inspiration to get organized, healthier. Author Margareta Magnusson has tips on aging, longevity.

Is it safe to take the anti-obesity drug Wegovy long-term? Doctors weigh in

How long can you stay on Wegovy or Ozempic for weight loss? Doctors explain why the drug semaglutide needs to be taken for the long term and if it's safe.

What are dense breasts? Most women don't know they increase cancer risk, study finds

More than half of women over 40 in the U.S. have dense breasts, which affects how their breast tissue shows up on a mammogram.

What is Raynaud's disease? Disorder causes white or blue fingers, toes when it's cold

Any type of cold can be a trigger, including reaching into the freezer, holding a chilled drink or relaxing in an air conditioned room.

How much water do you really need to drink a day?

Drinking enough water is important for good health, but how much do you really need? Experts discuss how much water to drink in a day and if other fluids count.