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9:14am

Tue November 29, 2011
Music

New This Week on KUNC Music

Christmas time has finally found us as we get in the holiday spirit thanks to She & Him. A sample from Kathleen Edwards' emotional latest and 50's American roots rock - via a trio for North London. Tune in for KUNC Music every M-F from 9a - Noon.

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3:00am

Tue November 29, 2011
Environment

Four Mile Canyon Documentary Premieres Tonight on Colorado Public Television

A new documentary airing on local public television tonight tells the story of seven mountain residents who defied evacuation orders and battled last year’s Four Mile Canyon Fire near Boulder, ultimately helping save scores of homes from the state’s most destructive wildfire. 

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4:14pm

Mon November 28, 2011
Health

AP: Growing Number of Parents Declining to Vaccinate Kids

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More parents are opting out of school immunizations for their kids, and Colorado is near the top of the list.

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2:27pm

Mon November 28, 2011
Military

TBI Continues to Trouble the Military

The solider readiness center at Fort Carson, CO.
Grace Hood KUNC

In the wake of the 2007 Walter Reed Army Medical Center scandal, then President George W. Bush promised the “best possible care” to wounded soldiers returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Years later, the military is still struggling to treat and diagnose the most common war wound: Traumatic Brain Injury. 

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6:00am

Sun November 27, 2011
Commentary

Not To Be Sneezed At

Dr. Marc Ringel

Sometimes mind over matter is the best defense when it comes to healing. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has more.

Should you take Echinacea if you get a cold this winter?  Yes, if you believe in it.

Belief accounts for a significant part of why even the most scientifically grounded treatments work.  It’s called the placebo effect, a fundamental principle of healing.

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