Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

Body clock: Best times to eat, sleep and exercise

Want to maximize your health? Here are the best times to eat, sleep, exercise – and do everything else.

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 09:10 AM

The body clock-driven day

Getting our daily habits in sync with our natural body clock can help us live healthier. We culled advice from...

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 02:36 PM

How important is tummy time?

Placing sleeping babies on their backs has cut the SIDS rate in half, but are back-sleeping babies able to roll over properly? The answer, according to a new study, is yes.

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 02:21 PM

The new rules for sunscreen labels

Ready to cover up? A major overhaul of sunscreen labels is hitting store shelves.

Updated: July 01, 2013, - 03:50 PM

Cancer patients abandoning their beds and hitting the gym

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that sweating is better than resting after cancer. The workouts both restore energy drained from cancer treatments and, in some cases, help prevent the disease’s return.

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 11:19 PM

Summer reruns: Twin Cities named 'fittest city' in U.S.

The Minneapolis area, home of the juicy lucy, has once again triumphed over other metro areas — ranking first in the annual American College of Sports Medicine’s fit cities list.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 12:41 PM

Pollen count apps for smartphones are nothing to sneeze at

These smartphone apps are beginning to change the way some people manage their seasonal allergies, which afflict up to 25 percent of the population.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 02:12 PM

Jolie's bold move sparks discussion of the C-word

The Hollywood icon’s disclosure about her cancer worries fuels discussion, but raises concerns about overestimating the risks.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 02:04 PM

Mayo Clinic study finds explanation for postmenopausal belly fat

A groundbreaking study, co-authored by the Mayo Clinic, has determined why fat storage shifts from a woman's hips and thighs to the abdomen after menopause: Proteins, revved up by the estrogen drop, cause fat cells to store more fat.

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 10:47 AM

Pakistan: A Star Tribune reporter's journey

Allie Shah: Though my visit was professional, the experience was also deeply personal. I longed to reconnect with the land my parents left in the late 1960s to pursue the American dream.

Updated: April 27, 2013, - 07:01 PM

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