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.

Allan Adler

Posts from Allan Adler

Data: Big downsides to lax helmet law

Two new studies prove what Michigan doctors said five years ago—a loosening of helmet laws would bring medical and financial consequences.

Patient Story

New study scrutinizes birth defects

Michigan family hopes their participation in long-term, international research will shed light on their young daughter's medical troubles.

Got a cold or trying to avoid one?

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief (and maybe prevention), but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

Patient Story

'It helps you for a lifetime'

A proactive approach to pre-diabetes aims to help people avoid the condition.

New insulin pump shows big promise

MinMed 670G system requires minimal user interaction.

Tan fácil como uno, dos y tres…cuatro, y cinco

Esta lista de lo que debe (y no debe) hacer podría mejorar su salud—no tiene que hacerlo todo a la vez. Impleméntelos poco a poco y goce de los beneficios.

Study: Daily soda could up diabetes risk

Dietitian agrees excessive soda consumption is problematic, but adds that study's findings need further research.

A1C has earned its ‘A’

Improved accuracy and standards have landed the 12-week diabetes test a prominent place in the toolbox.

Nap attacks?

Daytime snoozing may increase the risk of hypertension, but expert says there's more to it than that.

Study links low testosterone, diabetes

What the men in your life should know about this connection may be surprising.

Check early, check often

For men, regular screening and early detection are essential in battling the top three cancers.

Patient Story

America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously—or just shrugging them off?