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2010-08-18 12:00:00

SEABROOK, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House, an internationally recognized inpatient addictions treatment center, proudly announces the appointment of Robert Z. Friedman, M.D., ABAM, as medical director. Dr. Friedman is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has been board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine since 2008. Prior to joining Seabrook House, he served as medical director of the Division of Addiction Medicine at St....

2010-08-12 09:13:00

"Nutrition Security" is Focus of Tufts Friedman School Symposium BOSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eileen T. Kennedy DSc, Dean of Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy announced the 5th Annual Friedman School Symposium, November 5-6, 2010 in Boston and streaming live online. "We have a comprehensive program that will examine the far-reaching implications of nutrition security, but what is most remarkable is the collection of leaders who will come to present at the...

2010-02-05 19:39:00

DALLAS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a Florida woman's lawsuit alleging NFL Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin raped her, Michael Irvin's Attorney Larry Friedman filed a $100 million lawsuit today in Dallas County against Nicole Alicia Mustafa alleging a "civil extortion plot." "Michael Irvin is appalled at Alicia Mustafa's accusations. He is a victim of his own success and what has become a widespread venture to sue high profile celebrities. It is typical for...

2009-12-15 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Former CQ president, author to be STRATFOR publisher Merry sees future in quality paid content Subscription publisher of online intelligence plans expansion in 2010 George Friedman, CEO of STRATFOR, announced today that Robert W. Merry, a leading publishing executive and journalist who most recently ran Congressional Quarterly Inc., will become the publisher of STRATFOR starting in January 2010. STRATFOR, the world's leading publisher of...

2009-10-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Schieffer of CBS's "Face the Nation," New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd and Jerry Tarde, editor in chief of Golf Digest, will join the National Press Club in roasting and toasting Thomas Friedman at the National Press Club's 37th annual Fourth Estate Award dinner on Nov. 13. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Each year the National Press Club honors a journalist for his or her lifelong contributions to...

2009-07-21 06:45:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Many college undergrads and recent grads are contemplating whether to obtain an MBA. While often viewed as a career accelerator, an MBA does require major commitments of money and time. Usually, there are four determining factors: cost, time involved, return on investment and job market. But, now there's a fifth consideration: get an MBA or spend the same amount of money to purchase a franchise? To pay for an MBA, most people work part-time at low...

2009-07-17 07:56:56

The repeal of the federal speed control law in 1995 has resulted in an increase in road fatalities and injuries, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. The research is published in the September issue of the American Journal of Public Health. It is the first long-term study to evaluate the impact of repealing the National Maximum Speed Law on road fatalities and injuries in fatal crashes between 1995 and 2005. The law, which restricted the...

2009-05-08 08:29:53

The chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has resigned due to controversy over his role at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., his resignation letter said. Stephen Friedman said he would resign effective immediately. Denis Hughes, deputy chair of the board, will take over the chairman's powers and duties, the bank said. Friedman, a director and shareholder at Goldman Sachs, was granted a waiver of the conflict of interest policy that came into play when Goldman Sachs converted from an...

2009-05-07 19:38:50

The chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Stephen Friedman, resigned Thursday, rejecting suggestions his service on the board is improper. Friedman simultaneously sat on the board of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. while serving as chairman of the New York Fed. In his resignation letter to board President William Dudley, Friedman noted that he had agreed to remain on the board last fall after Goldman Sachs became a bank holding company. Friedman held a substantial stake in Goldman Sachs...

2009-04-18 14:06:18

MTV General Manager Stephen Friedman says the U.S. cable network is attempting to alter its glossy persona into a more socially conscious image. Friedman said new MTV programming will reflect the network's attempt to cater to millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, The New York Times reported Saturday. Friedman said the planned change in programming came about as the result of an MTV executives meeting last fall that focused on how to combat the network's declining ratings. It was very...


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