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Articles in Health

Patients undergoing chemotherapy need to eat to stay strong. But the drugs can cause nausea and damage taste buds. New flavors and spices can help a lot, a chef says.

NPR

Fort Hood shooting victims were taken last week to the Scott and White Memorial Hospital, the same one that victims of the 2009 shooting. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Trauma Director Dr. Matthew Davis.

It's hard to get people to change their health behaviors for the better. Would putting drawings of simple health truisms on a pack of cards help? One creative tech geek wants to find out.

Graze the Roof is a community-produced garden that grows vegetables on the rooftop of a church in San Francisco.

More and more city dwellers are trying their hand at urban gardening. Most know to be wary of lead in their soil, a report finds, but they're clueless about how to avoid other types of contaminants.

Table Rock Lake

Four out of every five people in the Ozarks believe the area’s drinking water is good or very good. That’s the result of a study recently commissioned by Ozarks Water Watch, a local not-for-profit water quality foundation. KSMU's Scott Harvey has more.

Marideth Sisco

In this segment of These Ozarks Hills, Marideth Sisco reflects on two of her more notoriuos relatives from days gone by, and how the spunky, spirited blood that ran through their veins is her own, too.

Clubgoers prize Special K's hallucinogenic experience. But scientists like it better as a depression treatment.

Ketamine is a popular hallucinogenic club drug, but it's increasingly being studied as a fast-acting treatment for severe, treatment-resistant depression.

SPS Emergnecy Gift

As severe weather season heats up, local entities are teaming with Springfield Public Schools to equip every classroom in the district with emergency preparedness kits. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more.

The mass shooting at Fort Hood, the second at the same Army base in just five years, is renewing questions about the state of mental health treatment on U.S. military bases.