Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

'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

Sept. 7: Federal grand jury targets local terrorist pipeline

Between 20-30 Somalis may have conspired to join terrorists.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 06:04 PM

American Indians are embracing the 'decolonized diet'

Far from access to natural maple syrup, wild rice and game available Up North, the residents at Little Earth of United Tribes — a south Minneapolis low-income housing complex — are finding new old ways to grow crops that existed long before European settlers arrived.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 04:31 PM

Second Minnesota fighter may have been killed in Syria

The FBI is looking into the possibility that a Twin Cities Somali man was killed in Syria fighting with terrorists.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:27 AM

Does shaking hands with your doctor spread disease?

A controversial report on hand hygiene in clinics and hospitals puts shaking hands with your doctor under the microscope.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 07:10 PM

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