Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

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

Everyone accounted for after Minneapolis fire, officials say

A second body was found Friday morning in the wreckage of a Minneapolis apartment building that exploded and burned on New Year’s Day.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 10:31 PM

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