Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

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

Austin teen sings to the tune of 2.1 million views

A Minnesota teen has become an instant YouTube sensation for belting out an original song about the healing power of faith. The video by Molly Kate Kestner, has topped 2.1 million views.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 08:14 AM

More doctors embrace meditation as medicine

As evidence of its effectiveness grows, more doctors are prescribing meditation to help boost the body’s healing powers.

Updated: April 21, 2014, - 02:30 PM

On-screen doctor visits are the new house call

Video doctor appointments are emerging as a more convenient way to diagnose and treat minor ailments, but skeptics caution there’s no substitute for the old-fashioned office visit.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 03:13 PM

Latest affliction caused by digital devices: 'tech neck'

Our obsession with staying connected may be turning us into the hunchbacks of the digital age -- the more time we spend hunched over our smartphones, the more our necks hurt.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 11:39 AM

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