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Family Therapy: Dealing with Thanksgiving Relatives

Family Therapy: Dealing With Thanksgiving… by dailyidea

Thanksgiving it’s not just a marketing day. It is nearing and the season of thanks brings about universal meaning for most of us: turkey, football, and family fighting. We interviewed several people about family holiday traditions, favorite foods and wacky relatives.

Hi, I’m Nikki Key and you’re watching The Daily Idea.

Thanksgiving is nearing and the season of thanks brings about universal meaning for most of us: Turkey, Football, and family fighting.

Instead of telling you horror stories about my family, on today’s Daily Idea, we’re taking it to the streets. Rabid roving reporter Jason Falls visited a mall recently to ask folks how they deal with those annoying relatives for the holidays.


Nikki, what we found here today is that like the turkey, the stuffing, warm rolls and pumpkin pie, irritating relatives are a staple of Thanksgivings everywhere. And speaking of staples, several would fit nicely across my mother-in-law’s mouth.

For the Daily Idea, I’m rabid roving reporter Jason Falls.

Thanks, Jason … I think.

One thing we sure are thankful for here at the Daily Idea are the good sports who had to suffer through Jason’s questions. In all seriousness, though, we’re eternally thankful for you, our viewers. Thank you for making the Daily Idea part of your regular web surfing routine. We hope you have a great meal, great fun and enjoy your great family this Thanksgiving.

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This publication is sponsored by Neohair.

The main difference between of a hair transplant procedure and any other hair restoration solution is the permanence and results. A hair transplant procedure provides results that look and feel so natural, no one should be able to tell if one has had the procedure done. Recent advances in medical technology have not only made the dream of restoring ones hair a reality, but made the dream of natural-looking results the presumed norm.

Today, hair transplant physicians are able to make use of different techniques to extract and transplant large numbers of hair follicles (follicular units). There are two primary techniques for hair transplantation currently in use. The FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and the FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) methods. They differ primarily in the way hair follicles are extracted from the donor area.

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What is an ENT Physician?

To get help from an ENT specialist en Monterrey, Mexico, visit Dr. Rafael Moreno Sales

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.


Otolaryngologists diagnose and manage diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, and throat, as well as structures of the neck and face. Continue reading

Acute Subdural Hematoma

This is a contribution by Dr. Armando Torres – Neurosurgeon in Monterrey.

What is an Acute Subdural Hematoma?


  • An acute subdural hematoma (SDH) is a clot of blood that develops between the surface of the brain and the dura mater, the brain’s tough outer covering, usually due to stretching and tearing of veins on the brain’s surface. These veins rupture when a head injury suddenly jolts or shakes the brain.
  • Traumatic acute SDHs are among the most lethal of all head injuries. Associated with more severe generalized brain injury, they often occur with cerebral contusions.
  • SDHs are seen in 10 percent to 20 percent of all traumatic brain injury cases and occur in up to 30 percent of fatal injuries.

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Total Knee Replacement

This is a contribution by Dr. Alejandro Pérez Aguilar.

Total knee substitution comprises of three principle parts: the femoral segment, the tibial segment, and the plastic spacer (polyethylene). The accompanying model demonstrates the segments of a knee substitution. The model on the left demonstrates the front view and the model on the correct demonstrates the side view.

There are a few sorts of full knee substitutions that are accessible to your specialist. The choice for the kind of knee substitution to be utilized might be founded on a few elements. These incorporate your specific life systems, measure of knee disfigurement, tendon dependability, nature of delicate tissues, and the specialist’s involvement.

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This is a guest post by Clínica de Terapia Vascular.

The ClosureFast™ procedure uses radiofrequency energy to precisely and effectively treat patients suffering from chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).

ClosureFast™ patients can walk away from the vein procedure and be back to everyday activities – either at home or at work – typically within a day.

If you suffer from varicose veins, you’re a member of a very large club. Some 25 million Americans face a daily struggle with the swollen, ropey veins that can cause throbbing pain, severe swelling, and heavy, tired legs.

How long does the ClosureFast™ Procedure take?

The ClosureFast™ procedure typically takes approximately 45-60 minutes.

Does the ClosureFast™ Procedure require anesthesia?

The ClosureFast™ procedure can be performed under local, regional or general anesthesia. It is generally performed using local anesthesia in a vein specialist’s office or an outpatient surgical facility.

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How To Perform LASIK Surgery?

This is a guest article by Eyeklinik, LASIK Surgery Specialists.

In the first place, your eye specialist utilizes either a mechanical surgical instrument called a microkeratome or a femtosecond laser to make a thin, roundabout “fold” in the cornea.

The specialist then overlap back the pivoted fold to get to the fundamental cornea (called the stroma) and expels some corneal tissue utilizing an excimer laser.

This exceptionally specific laser utilizes a cool bright light bar to evacuate (“remove”) tiny measures of tissue from the cornea to reshape it so it all the more precisely concentrates light on the retina for enhanced vision.

For partially blind individuals, the objective is to level the cornea; with farsighted individuals, a more extreme cornea is fancied.

Excimer lasers additionally can amend astigmatism by smoothing a sporadic cornea into a more typical shape. It is a misguided judgment that LASIK can’t treat astigmatism.

After the laser reshapes the cornea, the fold is then laid back set up, covering the range where the corneal tissue was evacuated. At that point the cornea is permitted to recuperate actually.

Laser eye surgery requires just topical sedative drops, and no swathes or fastens are required.

Why a Geek Will Steal Your Girlfriend in 2008

Chances are, this is the year that a geek steals your girlfriend. Don’t believe me? Check out a website called Their blog post got our researchers all excited. After they changed their pants, they offered up this highlight list of the reasons you’ll soon be crying in your beer because a Geek took your woman.

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Shocking: Giants Win, Falls Topless and Presidential Voting

I know you’re probably sick of us covering the Super Bowl and let’s be honest, none of us saw the Giants winning. Tomorrow’s another “Super” day, but this time we’re turning to politics. Be sure to turn in tomorrow as the Daily Idea makes its first “official” Presidential endorsement. So, jump in the comments and tell us who you’re voting for on Tuesday.

Hello, I’m Nikki Key and you’re watching the Daily Idea.

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Top Links for How To Train A Dog


Training dogs can sometimes be a difficult process, so we want to help you out with some great links. Our own Joe Bennett compiled the best links on how to train your dog. He even shows you how he trained his own dog in this video and a funny YouTube video (see below) on dogs that can talk!

Hi, I’m Joe Bennett and this is Seriously (my dog) and you’re watching another Daily Idea.

Yes, my dog’s name is actually Seriously. As you can imagine, I was never allowed to name our pets growing up. Today is for all you dog lovers. Training dogs can sometimes be a difficult process, so we want to help you out with some great links.

Isn’t that right, Seriously? I should have trained him to bark after I said that. Hindsight.
First up is
Besides being like facebook for dogs, you can also post a question concerning dog training and other users help answer your dog conundrum. Everything from basic training to teaching them tricks, dogster has got it all.

Next up is Let’s say you are in the process of looking for a dog. Well, this site gives you a list of the easiest dogs to train, along with tons of training articles and blog posts. is another great resource for your cat needs. Just kidding. On this site, you can find out answers to your questions from real experts. This site is a great resource center for all things dog and lists featured products.

Our next featured site is Guess what these articles are about? If you said Dog Training Basics, you are correct. Learn about training through articles on puppies, health and safety, behavior, and more.

This last link really won’t teach you anything about training, but it does feature talking dogs (You Tube Video). And who doesn’t love talking dogs? Isn’t that right Seriously? Again, this would be a good time to bark. No? Not going to do it? Fine.

Be sure to check out for all the links we mentioned. And if you have any good resources for dog training or your stories about it, let us know in the comment section.

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