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A. Pawlowski

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

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

Latest from A. Pawlowski

The grieving brain: How your mind deals with a loved one's death and how to heal

A grief expert explains grieving from the brain's perspective and why it's different from depression. The grief stages are outdated and resilience is typical.

'Fitness saved my life twice': Exercise helps woman overcome bulimia and car accident

Fitness trainer Andrea Logan credits exercise with helping her overcome bulimia and a neck injury after a car accident. She shares healthy living and diet tips.

'I buzz like a battery': COVID-19 survivors share 'fizzing' and vibration sensations

Doctors and researchers are trying to figure out why some patients are experiencing such symptoms.

Living with BRCA2 mutation, woman is breast and pancreatic cancer survivor

A BRCA2 gene mutation is associated with breast cancer, but it can also raise the risk of other cancers. Woman shares story of her pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

Fabulous at 100, she's had 5 husbands, enjoys lobster and seeks new love

100-year-old Geraldine Karlan looked glamorous in a silver dress as she celebrated her birthday with a party. She shares longevity habits and seeks a companion.

Doctor hopes photo breaks 'rampant stigma' of physicians seeking help for mental health

Depression is rampant among young doctors, but many face stigma for seeking mental health treatment. Doctor seeks change by taking a selfie with his medication.

Free at-home COVID-19 tests are coming: How to get reimbursed by health insurance

Here is how many tests per month will be covered and whether you'll have to pay upfront.

Woman 62, loses 100 pounds, reverses diabetes: 'I wanted to be a normal size'

Losing weight can take a village. For Lisa Laurion, the support and accountability of weekly group meetings, plus measured meals, helped her lose 100 pounds.

What to know now if you received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine

Almost 17 million Americans have received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, a huge number that seems to have been forgotten. Here is what to know now.
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Is a throat swab with a nose swab a better way to detect omicron?

For at-home rapid COVID-19 tests, there are suggestions people should swab their throat and their nose for a more accurate result. Experts caution against it.

Exercise can ease anxiety symptoms, study finds

January can be filled with anxiety and the desire to lose weight or improve fitness, but one healthy habit can address all of those concerns: regular exercise.