Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

5 ways to boost your brain health, from 'neurobics' to walnuts

Advances in technology have enabled scientists to explore the brain as never before — and they’re making bold discoveries. The new thinking is that our brains are malleable and capable of building new connections between nerve cells, even as we grow older.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 07:57 AM

Food psychologist Traci Mann spills secrets from the eating lab

A star psychologist craves answers to the toughest food dilemmas we face in our daily lives.

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 05:43 PM

Teach your kids mosquito - take our quiz!

How much do you really know about our “state bird” – the ever-annoying and potentially dangerous mosquito?

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:24 AM

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: March 27, 2015, - 10:21 AM

A new debate is swirling around high-fat foods

“No fat, low fat, good fat, bad fat”: A chorus of voices is challenging the belief that high-fat foods are...

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:18 PM

Desire for a 'natural' cure drives demand for supplements

It’s a massive industry despite the scant evidence of efficacy.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 05:39 PM

5 surprises from 'We Are Hmong Minnesota' at MN History Center

Forty years of Hmong life is captured in one of the largest exhibits of its kind at the Minnesota History Center.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 05:01 PM

Minnesota scientists probe tree rings for clues to climate history

When a trio of University of Minnesota scientists investigate natural disasters, they consult key witnesses: the trees.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 08:15 AM

Saintly City Cat Show has fanciers purring with pride

Cat love was on full display Saturday at the Saintly City Cat Show in St. Paul, drawing more than 100...

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 06:54 PM

Who needs fur? St. Paul cat show brings out the beauties

This weekend’s Saintly City Cat Show in St. Paul will be quite the beauty pageant — one in which contestants with furry armpits and whiskers are the norm.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 05:12 PM

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