Author:

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

Vacation on the horizon? Plan ahead

Pack a kit for hygiene and first aid—and know about guidelines and restrictions before you go.

Working from home? Shape a proper office

Avoid aches and strains by scheduling regular breaks and outfitting your workspace with the right equipment.

Watch out for ticks

As the weather warms and you head outside, learn how to avoid them—and what to do if you're bitten.

Lace up your walking shoes

The right gear, the right knowledge—and the right routine—can help strengthen your commitment to fitness.

Want to train for a triathlon?

These 10 tips from a doctor who has been there can help you prepare for race day.

5 habits for effective exercise

How you shape your diet, lifestyle and daily routines can determine if you're in it for the long haul.

How to avoid wintry mishaps

Whether you're skiing the trails or shoveling snow, these simple precautions can help you stay on your feet.

Cold out? Get up and moving

Don't let the frosty temps stymie your workout goals—with the right plan, make it a winter of fitness.

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.