Fiza Pirani

Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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FDA approves first-ever contraception app 
 The United States Food and Drug Administration recently approved marketing of the first app that can be used as a method of contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy in adult premenopausal women. » RELATED: Male birth control pill? New drug appears to block sperm production The Natural Cycles app from Natural Cycles...

Posted: 9 hours ago

The United States Food and Drug Administration recently approved marketing of the first app that can be used as a method of contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy in adult premenopausal women. » RELATED: Male birth control pill? New drug appears to block sperm production The Natural Cycles app from Natural Cycles...
Earn free Chick-fil-A, surprise rewards with a Chick-fil-A One membership 
 Consider yourself a Chick-fil-A enthusiast, super fan or addict? The Georgia-based franchise’s Chick-fil-A One rewards program might be for you. » RELATED: Chick-fil-A enters meal-kit market The “tiered membership program” gives customers the chance to earn points with each purchase. And new...

Posted: 9 hours ago

Consider yourself a Chick-fil-A enthusiast, super fan or addict? The Georgia-based franchise’s Chick-fil-A One rewards program might be for you. » RELATED: Chick-fil-A enters meal-kit market The “tiered membership program” gives customers the chance to earn points with each purchase. And new...
Georgia infrastructure ranks second best in America
 Despite the 2017 I-85 bridge collapse that threw Atlanta into a two-month traffic nightmare — or the massive sinkholes that have erupted around town — Georgia infrastructure is actually among the very best in the nation. » RELATED: Opinion: Putting infrastructure on fast track That’s according to...

Posted: 11 hours ago

Despite the 2017 I-85 bridge collapse that threw Atlanta into a two-month traffic nightmare — or the massive sinkholes that have erupted around town — Georgia infrastructure is actually among the very best in the nation. » RELATED: Opinion: Putting infrastructure on fast track That’s according to...
Blue light from phone, computer may be linked to obesity, blindness, eye diseases, researchers say
 The American Heart Association recommends parents limit their children’s exposure to screens to no more than one to two hours a day to prevent risk of obesity and heart disease, but a 2016 Nielsen poll found that the average American spends 11 hours a day in front of some kind of digital screen. In July, researchers at...

Posted: a day ago

The American Heart Association recommends parents limit their children’s exposure to screens to no more than one to two hours a day to prevent risk of obesity and heart disease, but a 2016 Nielsen poll found that the average American spends 11 hours a day in front of some kind of digital screen. In July, researchers at...
Is the blue light from your computer, phone screen slowly blinding you?
 The American Heart Association recently reinforced its recommendations for screen time, urging parents to ensure their children and teens are limiting their exposure to no more than one to two hours a day to prevent risk of obesity and heart disease. » RELATED: A cure for blindness? Stem cell therapy shows promising results...

Posted: a day ago

The American Heart Association recently reinforced its recommendations for screen time, urging parents to ensure their children and teens are limiting their exposure to no more than one to two hours a day to prevent risk of obesity and heart disease. » RELATED: A cure for blindness? Stem cell therapy shows promising results...
Georgia is one of the worst states to have a baby, study finds (again)
 You always hear about the joy of raising a child, but with that sweet bundle of delight comes a long list of medical expenses and emotional burdens. » RELATED: Georgia named 9th worst state to raise a family, new study finds Depending on where you live, those costs can hit your wallet much harder. According to personal finance...

Posted: a day ago

You always hear about the joy of raising a child, but with that sweet bundle of delight comes a long list of medical expenses and emotional burdens. » RELATED: Georgia named 9th worst state to raise a family, new study finds Depending on where you live, those costs can hit your wallet much harder. According to personal finance...
Where to buy Travis Scott’s new Nike Air Force 1 Sail sneakers
 After Houston-bred rapper Travis Scott’s successful release of the Nike Air Force 1 kicks last year, La Flame is ready to drop another highly-anticipated pair of sneakers: the Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1 Low Sail. The 26-year-old’s non-traditional white shoes feature an upside-down Nike Air on the heel, detachable Nike...

Posted: 4 days ago

After Houston-bred rapper Travis Scott’s successful release of the Nike Air Force 1 kicks last year, La Flame is ready to drop another highly-anticipated pair of sneakers: the Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1 Low Sail. The 26-year-old’s non-traditional white shoes feature an upside-down Nike Air on the heel, detachable Nike...
Namasdrake: Drake-themed yoga tour coming to Atlanta
 Calling all yogis and fans of Grammy-winning rapper Drake: the Namasdrake Drake Yoga tour is heading to Atlanta this month. » RELATED: Cheers to your health: 4 yoga classes you can take at Atlanta breweries “In this yoga class you'll be getting a great hour long Vinyasa Flow workout while listening to an entire...

Posted: 4 days ago

Calling all yogis and fans of Grammy-winning rapper Drake: the Namasdrake Drake Yoga tour is heading to Atlanta this month. » RELATED: Cheers to your health: 4 yoga classes you can take at Atlanta breweries “In this yoga class you'll be getting a great hour long Vinyasa Flow workout while listening to an entire...
Will Idris Elba be the next James Bond? New rumors point to yes
 Let the speculation continue. British actor Idris Elba is rumored — yes, it’s still a rumor — to be the next James Bond after years of fan requests. » RELATED: James Bond returns in 2019 In an article published in the London’s The Daily Star, director Antoine Fuqua said James Bond film producer...

Posted: 4 days ago

Let the speculation continue. British actor Idris Elba is rumored — yes, it’s still a rumor — to be the next James Bond after years of fan requests. » RELATED: James Bond returns in 2019 In an article published in the London’s The Daily Star, director Antoine Fuqua said James Bond film producer...
What is ‘dirty keto’ and does it work better than the keto diet? 
 You’ve probably heard of the ketogenic diet  — the low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein trend people everywhere seem to be raving about. But how much do you know about the dirty keto diet? The spin-off to keto follows the same big rules of its original, but with one big plus for fast food lovers: You can gorge on your junk...

Posted: 4 days ago

You’ve probably heard of the ketogenic diet — the low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein trend people everywhere seem to be raving about. But how much do you know about the dirty keto diet? The spin-off to keto follows the same big rules of its original, but with one big plus for fast food lovers: You can gorge on your junk...