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Allan Adler

Allan P. Adler is one of the few people who can say he got his start in journalism in the rural community of Bad Axe, Michigan. The native son acquired diverse experience in reporting and photography at his hometown newspaper, The Huron Daily Tribune. From Bad Axe, Allan moved on to The Oakland Press in Pontiac, where he worked for more than 33 years in every area of the newsroom, doing copy desk work, reporting and serving in management. He then joined the Detroit News as an editorial page writer. He and his wife, Mary, love spending time with their blended family. They have five sons, one daughter and 12 grandchildren. Allan also enjoys reading and gardening.

Posts from Allan Adler

Patient Story

The indomitable Daniel

While battling a rare condition, a college student is full steam ahead on his dreams.

Watch your wintry step

Follow these simple precautions to help you avoid costly falls on slippery walkways.

Snowshoeing or cross-country skiing? Safety first

Know what to expect well before you head out into snowy weather.

Keep workouts hot, even in winter

Indoor fitness routines—and some outdoor, too—can help you stay in shape when the snow flies.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

Top fitness tips for moms-to-be

Many fitness activities offer tremendous benefits—but it's also important to know which ones to avoid when you're pregnant.

Expert tips for wrangling cholesterol

While there’s no silver bullet to achieve lower levels, experts suggest a focus on lifestyle.

Powdered supplement? Be cautious

There’s no proven benefit to dry scooping—so don't try it, doctors say.

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Patient Story

The right combination

Mental fortitude and modern medicine are helping a standout athlete battle through inflammatory bowel disease.

Tackle foot pain with a plan

The best way to ward off plantar fasciitis? Build healthy fascia muscles.

Walk for your health

A simple exercise program that involves walking can do wonders for your fitness.