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Dr. Weil Checking Out

Ask Dr. Weil, one of HotWired’s most popular sites, will no longer be a part of the HotWired family, a Silicon Alley source said. Richard Pine, Dr. Weil’s agent, said the medical and health advice site will remain a part of HotWired for now, but would not comment on its future.

IPG New Media Deal

Interpublic Group of Cos. last week acquired a ‘significant minority interest’ in new media shop Nicholson NY, New York, which had revenues of about $5 million last year. The deal is IPG’s first new media investment since it took a major stake in CKS Group, Cupertino, Calif., two years ago. Nicholson clients include IBM, Sony, Reader’s Digest and Harper Collins.

Execs to PowerAgent

PowerAgent, Menlo Park, Calif., has named George Garrick, former president and chief executive of IRI, executive vice president, sponsor services, and Val Landy, a former International Data Group executive, as executive vice president, client services.

Delta Reroutes Site

Delta Air Lines introduced a redesigned Web site last week that includes a SkyLinks Online feature for booking reservations. Modem Media, Westport, Conn., created the site, as well as Delta’s initial Web launch in 1995.

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