Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

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

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: July 31, 2014, - 10:26 AM

Scientists discover more about the battle in your belly

There's a complex ecosystem deep inside your gut, home to trillions of bacteria armed with the power to help – or harm – you. But scientists have only begun to understand the complicated ecosystem in our stomachs.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 02:26 PM

Hunger games: Is intermittent fasting healthy?

Is fasting from food a few days a week good for your health, or just the newest fad?

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 02:37 PM

New approach to wellness – resiliency – is gaining ground

Resiliency, the ability to bounce back quickly and completely from setbacks, is taking on new significance as a component to overall health.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 03:41 PM

Can you really die of a broken heart?

A surprising medical condition might explain why some longtime couples die as they lived – together. Doctors even have a not-so-subtle name for it: broken heart syndrome.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 10:58 AM

Miracle fruit: Is the coconut all it's cracked up to be?

Coconut is making a big comeback from its bad-for-you reputation to a homeopathic cure-all. But does it really do everything people think?

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 05:27 PM

Mesh: A hushed but prevalent problem in women's health

$830 million settlement puts new focus on pelvic organ prolapse.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 06:38 PM

St. Paul woman found dead; male friend arrested

St. Paul police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Saturday evening in a St. Paul...

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 12:38 PM

Meet Minnesota's pollen police

Two investigators – working side by side, out of the limelight – search for clues to identify the offenders that attack unsuspecting sinuses.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 10:15 AM

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