Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

Flexing mental muscles keeps aging brain healthy

Ken Lehmann is taking his Alzheimer’s diagnosis very seriously: He’s making a game of it.Three and a half years ago,...

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 11:47 PM

With genetic testing, patients can see the future

Genetic testing brings sci-fi to real life for patients seeking answers to their ailments. But do you really want to...

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 09:06 AM

How I Got This Body: Budding fitness star Stacie Clark

For Stacie Clark, the road to fitness stardom has been especially long. The 40-year-old trainer has spent years getting other...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Do fast workouts really work?

In the quest to get fit fast, slow and steady is losing ground. Quick workouts — some as short as four minutes a day — are attracting those with a need for speed. But some health experts are dubious.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 10:36 PM

Everyone accounted for after Minneapolis fire, officials say

A second body was found Friday morning in the wreckage of a Minneapolis apartment building that exploded and burned on New Year’s Day.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 10:31 PM

New accounts from survivors of New Year's Day fire emerge

Two survivors recall jumping to safety during the New Year’s Day fire in Minneapolis.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 04:27 PM

REVIEW: 'The Faithful Scribe,' by Shahan Mufti

NONFICTION: A keen insight into Pakistan’s past, present and future.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 03:20 PM

A new disorder is plaguing teenagers: Sleep texting

Reading and responding to text messages while asleep — called “sleep texting” — is an abnormal sleep behavior, similar to sleepwalking. It’s also a growing concern among doctors grappling with a sleep-deprived population: young people who can’t be separated from their cellphones.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 09:54 AM

To get kids moving, make a game of it

Can an app help you stop smoking or lose weight? More people are “gaming” their path to living a healthier life.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 01:22 PM

MMA fitness challenges everyday people to get into fighting shape

Forget breaking a sweat on the treadmill. How about executing an arm bar or a rear-naked choke? Everyday people are looking to mixed martial arts for a fun and challenging workout – minus the blood.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 06:51 PM

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