Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

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

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

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