Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

More doctors embrace meditation as medicine

As evidence of its effectiveness grows, more doctors are prescribing meditation to help boost the body’s healing powers.

Updated: April 21, 2014, - 02:30 PM

On-screen doctor visits are the new house call

Video doctor appointments are emerging as a more convenient way to diagnose and treat minor ailments, but skeptics caution there’s no substitute for the old-fashioned office visit.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 03:13 PM

Latest affliction caused by digital devices: 'tech neck'

Our obsession with staying connected may be turning us into the hunchbacks of the digital age -- the more time we spend hunched over our smartphones, the more our necks hurt.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 11:39 AM

Stand up for yourself and your health

We're a sitting society, and it's sabotaging our health. I took aim at my sedentary ways by standing for 48 hours straight.

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 05:31 PM

Walk and talk therapy may be gaining ground

Some counselors are mixing movement with traditional talk therapy in hopes of getting clients to open up.

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Church lady's mission: Say prayers, then check blood pressure

This Minneapolis church lady, a retired school nurse, practices what she preaches : the gospel of good health.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 04:59 PM

Flexing mental muscles keeps aging brain healthy

Ken Lehmann is taking his Alzheimer’s diagnosis very seriously: He’s making a game of it.Three and a half years ago,...

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 11:47 PM

With genetic testing, patients can see the future

Genetic testing brings sci-fi to real life for patients seeking answers to their ailments. But do you really want to...

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 09:06 AM

How I Got This Body: Budding fitness star Stacie Clark

For Stacie Clark, the road to fitness stardom has been especially long. The 40-year-old trainer has spent years getting other...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Do fast workouts really work?

In the quest to get fit fast, slow and steady is losing ground. Quick workouts — some as short as four minutes a day — are attracting those with a need for speed. But some health experts are dubious.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 10:36 PM

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