Najja Parker

Najja Parker is a writer and online content producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Florida judge dismisses $5M lawsuit against McDonald’s over slice of cheese 
 A Florida judge has reportedly dismissed a class action lawsuit against McDonald’s that alleged the chain engaged in deceptive and misleading business practices with the sale of one of the menu items. » RELATED: Customers forced to pay for cheese sue McDonald’s for $5 million, according to lawsuit The $5 million...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Florida judge has reportedly dismissed a class action lawsuit against McDonald’s that alleged the chain engaged in deceptive and misleading business practices with the sale of one of the menu items. » RELATED: Customers forced to pay for cheese sue McDonald’s for $5 million, according to lawsuit The $5 million...
If you have high blood pressure by this age, you’re more likely to have a heart attack, study says
 High blood pressure can increase your risk of heart disease. But if you have the condition at a young age, your chances may be even higher. » RELATED: Study: Eat dinner at this time to avoid diabetes, hypertension Researchers from Duke University recently conducted a study, published in JAMA, to explore hypertension in younger...

Posted: 2 days ago

High blood pressure can increase your risk of heart disease. But if you have the condition at a young age, your chances may be even higher. » RELATED: Study: Eat dinner at this time to avoid diabetes, hypertension Researchers from Duke University recently conducted a study, published in JAMA, to explore hypertension in younger...
Spanking is harmful and ineffective, pediatricians warn
 To spank or not to spank? A group of pediatricians is against it, according to a new report. » RELATED: If you don't spank a child, how can you stop the tantrums? Researchers from the American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a new policy statement, published in the  Pediatrics journal, to recommend...

Posted: 3 days ago

To spank or not to spank? A group of pediatricians is against it, according to a new report. » RELATED: If you don't spank a child, how can you stop the tantrums? Researchers from the American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a new policy statement, published in the  Pediatrics journal, to recommend...
This is when your body burns the most calories, study says
 There are plenty of ways to burn calories. One of the ways to burn more could be linked to the time of day your workout happens. » RELATED: This is the best time to eat dinner to avoid diabetes, high blood pressure, study says  Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently conducted a small study, published in Current...

Posted: 3 days ago

There are plenty of ways to burn calories. One of the ways to burn more could be linked to the time of day your workout happens. » RELATED: This is the best time to eat dinner to avoid diabetes, high blood pressure, study says  Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently conducted a small study, published in Current...
These three factors increase heart attack risk in women more than men, study says
 You’re more likely to have a heart attack if you have an unhealthy diet and are physically inactive. However, there are a few other factors that could raise your risk, especially if you’re a women. » RELATED: Eat these these common dairy products to avoid heart attacks, study says Researchers from Oxford University...

Posted: 4 days ago

You’re more likely to have a heart attack if you have an unhealthy diet and are physically inactive. However, there are a few other factors that could raise your risk, especially if you’re a women. » RELATED: Eat these these common dairy products to avoid heart attacks, study says Researchers from Oxford University...
One of America’s most beautiful colleges is in Georgia, ranking says
 Sure, graduation rates and tuition costs are all important factors to consider when choosing a university. But a gorgeous campus doesn’t hurt either.  » RELATED: The most beautiful college campus in Georgia is a 27,000-acre nature oasis Architectural Digest, a design magazine, recently canvassed the country to choose...

Posted: 4 days ago

Sure, graduation rates and tuition costs are all important factors to consider when choosing a university. But a gorgeous campus doesn’t hurt either.  » RELATED: The most beautiful college campus in Georgia is a 27,000-acre nature oasis Architectural Digest, a design magazine, recently canvassed the country to choose...
Keke Wyatt reveals child is cancer-free, gushes over new husband
 Keke Wyatt is celebrating a few milestones. She recently announced she has a new husband and that one of her children is cancer-free.  » RELATED: ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ season 11 welcomes two new full timers with Sheree Whitfield, Kenya Moore out During an interview with TMZ, the singer, who appeared...

Posted: 4 days ago

Keke Wyatt is celebrating a few milestones. She recently announced she has a new husband and that one of her children is cancer-free.  » RELATED: ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ season 11 welcomes two new full timers with Sheree Whitfield, Kenya Moore out During an interview with TMZ, the singer, who appeared...
10 ways to celebrate Veterans Day in metro Atlanta
 It’s time to salute the servicemen in your life, because Veterans Day is upon us. The holiday, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, honors U.S. veterans and victims of all wars, and there are plenty of ways to do just that in Atlanta. From parades to evening soirées to remembrance ceremonies, the metro...

Posted: 4 days ago

It’s time to salute the servicemen in your life, because Veterans Day is upon us. The holiday, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, honors U.S. veterans and victims of all wars, and there are plenty of ways to do just that in Atlanta. From parades to evening soirées to remembrance ceremonies, the metro...
Now casting: ‘Black Lightning’ seeking Asian girl, grandparents in Decatur
 Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta’s film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City’s latest casting call for your chance at fame.  This CW pilot is a based on the DC comic character Black Lighting and is produced by Greg Berlanti, who has four other...

Posted: 5 days ago

Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta’s film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City’s latest casting call for your chance at fame.  This CW pilot is a based on the DC comic character Black Lighting and is produced by Greg Berlanti, who has four other...
This is the best time to eat dinner to avoid diabetes, high blood pressure, study says
 Do you devour your last, big meal at night? Consider adjusting your dinnertime, because eating too late in the evening may lead to high blood pressure and prediabetes among Hispanics, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Eat these these common dairy products to avoid heart attacks, study suggests Researchers from ...

Posted: 5 days ago

Do you devour your last, big meal at night? Consider adjusting your dinnertime, because eating too late in the evening may lead to high blood pressure and prediabetes among Hispanics, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Eat these these common dairy products to avoid heart attacks, study suggests Researchers from ...
Sleep deprived? You’re probably not drinking enough water, study says
 It’s no secret water is good for the body. It keeps you hydrated and can help manage your weight. It can also help you feel more rested, according to a new report. » RELATED: How to meet your body's water needs Researchers from Penn State University recently conducted a study, published in the Sleep journal, to determine...

Posted: 5 days ago

It’s no secret water is good for the body. It keeps you hydrated and can help manage your weight. It can also help you feel more rested, according to a new report. » RELATED: How to meet your body's water needs Researchers from Penn State University recently conducted a study, published in the Sleep journal, to determine...