Allie Shah

Allie Shah

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-4488
Allie Shah writes about healthy living and wellness issues.

Recent content from Allie Shah

Ranking the most dangerous toys for kids

You’d better watch out: Some of the toys that bring joy to children can also send them to the hospital.In...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 01:48 PM

Flu shot less effective, what to do?

The current vaccine packs less punch against this year’s virus, but still is worth it.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 05:57 PM

Is weather a barometer of painful joints and achy bones?

Can we really feel changes in the weather in our bones? While some dismiss the claims as nothing more than folklore, scientists are working to find out if there is a link between weather and pain.

Updated: December 09, 2014, - 02:40 PM

Bar belle: Twin Cities powerlifter is a social media heavyweight

A Twin Cities area Wonder Woman pumps up a sisterhood of female powerlifters. In person and online, she makes lifting look, well, glamorous.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 06:07 PM

'Lactivist' brings breast-feeding into public eye

A Minneapolis mom’s Instagram account is driving the movement to erase the stigma of openly breast-feeding.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 09:13 PM

Health beat: Ebola worries? Focus on flu season

Though both are deadly, flu is on the list of top 10 killers in the United States every year.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 06:20 PM

Can't sleep? Twin Cities doctor tackles bizarre cases

Dr. Michael Howell works in the world of parasomnia — a bizarre and potentially dangerous category of sleep behaviors that range from sleepwalking to sleep fighting to sleep smoking and sleep driving.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 08:51 AM

Minute clinic model: Mental health relief without having to wait

Instead of waiting weeks for a next scheduled appointment, patients can stop in at a moment’s notice to see a psychiatrist at the Hennepin County Mental Health Center., which is on the cutting edge of a movement to deliver mental health care quickly and conveniently — mirroring the minute-clinic model for flu and colds.

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 11:04 AM

Slick videos, social media lure Minnesotans to Middle East fight

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has zeroed in on Minnesota, home to the largest Somali population in the country, as a target-rich recruiting ground for fighters.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 06:25 AM

Sept. 4: St. Paul woman recruited to aid terrorists in Syria

19-year-old St. Paul woman has left to help wounded terrorists, according to a family member.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 06:05 PM

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