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2009-01-31 13:53:01

A new survey suggests, that despite the pervasiveness of migraine and other headache disorders in the U.S., most individuals suffering a severe headache steer clear of emergency departments. "The patients most likely to use the ED for management of headache were those who used the ED for management of everything," Dr. Benjamin W. Friedman, of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, told Reuters Health. Friedman and colleagues report in the journal...

2009-01-06 08:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- eZCom Software, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of Multi-Enterprise Business-to-Business Integration (B2Bi) solutions, today announced that former Loehmann's Chief Executive Officer, Robert N. Friedman has joined eZCom's Board of Directors. In his new position, Mr. Friedman will advise the company on business strategy and industry trends. Mr. Friedman is an accomplished CEO and seasoned retail business leader. With a proven track...

2009-01-06 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its executive ranks, leading in-game advertising company Double Fusion has named Jana Friedman to the role of Senior Vice President, Worldwide Advertising Sales. Friedman, who previously served as Double Fusion's Vice President of Sales for the Casual Games Group, replaces Julie Shumaker, who is credited for building the company's sales force and establishing Double Fusion as the leading provider of in-game advertising to the...

2008-10-30 12:01:03

CLEVELAND, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental Health Services (MHS) announced the departure of its long-serving Executive Director, Dr. Steven Friedman, who will assume the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at The Cleveland Sight Center. "The MHS Board of Trustees has begun the search for executive leadership of the same caliber that Dr. Friedman provided the past 16 years," noted Dr. Richard Robins, MHS Board Chair. "The agency is deeply indebted to Dr. Friedman and we wish him...

2008-10-22 09:00:41

The California Healthcare Institute (CHI) today announced that Michael A. Friedman, M.D., president and chief executive officer of City of Hope, a leading cancer research, treatment and education center, was elected to its board of directors. CHI is a non-profit public policy research organization, representing leading California academic institutions, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostics and pharmaceutical firms. "Dr. Friedman's experience in the public and private sectors, as a...

2008-07-19 09:00:23

By CYNDI KIGHT By Cyndi Kight Special to The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH Decline and disrepair are often the final phase in a neighborhood's life cycle. But it doesn't have to be. In Virginia Beach, "slums and blight are not inevitable," said Andrew Friedman, director of the city's Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation. There's a plan in process to address the issue. According to Friedman, the mission of the Subcommittee on Preservation is to put into place a...

2008-06-18 00:00:24

By DENNIS McCARTHY "They're all great kids who have worked hard to get to where they are, but they would never have been able to afford college without David's help." -- Sharon Thomas, principal of Taft High School in Woodland Hills. David Friedman walked into a counseling office at Taft High School, his alma mater, nine years ago to make sure his son and daughter were taking the right courses for college admission. "They're doing fine, right on track," counselor Elena Paul told him....

2007-02-20 09:01:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FBR Capital Markets Corporation, the principal subsidiary of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. , today announced that Thomas A. Crowley Jr., David Moskowitz, RPh., Jeffrey R. Swarz, Ph.D. and Ryan T. Stewart have joined the firm's healthcare investment banking group. These additions broaden FBR's healthcare platform and continue the expansion of its investment banking team. "Tom, David, Jeff and Ryan's combined expertise spanning...

2006-07-10 13:45:41

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Writer and musician Kinky Friedman, who once sang "They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore," may include the name by which he is best known on the ballot to choose Texas' next governor in November, the state's top election official said on Monday. Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams said Friedman's nickname was not a slogan and thus did not violate state law. His name will appear on election ballots as Richard "Kinky" Friedman. But Williams, a Republican,...

2005-11-04 19:07:40

Please read in paragraph four ... in the fall of 2006 ... instead of ... in early 2006 ... . SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - He won't be eating bugs or vying to work for Donald Trump, but humorist and Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman plans to put his own stamp on reality television. "Go Kinky," which follows Friedman on the campaign trail, premieres next week on Country Music Television, spokeswoman Laura Stromberg said on Friday. The two pilot episodes aren't exactly getting...