Fiza Pirani

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

Coroner: Caffeine overdose from soda, coffee and energy drink led to teen’s death
Coroner: Caffeine overdose from soda, coffee and energy drink led to teen’s death Diet,Fitness & Wellness May 17, 2017
Excessive caffeine led to the death of 16-year-old Davis Allen Cripe last month, a South Carolina coroner said Monday. Read…
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds Health March 17, 2017
Ibuprofen is one of the most common over-the-counter pain relievers used worldwide, and researchers have long warned against its risk…
Cancer pill could keep patients alive for more than 10 years, new study finds
Cancer pill could keep patients alive for more than 10 years, new study finds Health March 10, 2017
Before cancer drug imatinib mesylate, sold under the name Gleevec, a diagnosis for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) 'amounted to a death sentence,' according to the…
5 things to know about the new mammogram guidelines
5 things to know about the new mammogram guidelines Health October 21, 2015
In a special communication published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Tuesday, the American Cancer Society updated its…