Ovarian Cancer Research, Advances and Treatments

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AS SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, COMMERCE features a few of the latest advances in treat­ment and disease management. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth as the cause of cancer death in women and is the ninth most common cancer in women (not counting skin cancer). New Research Identifies Genes Associated with an
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Higher Education Roundtable: Cybersecurity Courses/Careers

COMPILED BY MILES Z. EPSTEIN, EDITOR, COMMERCE FOR THE FBI, CYBERSECURITY students are among the “most wanted” talent for the workforce of the future. This skill set is becoming vital for law enforcement, as cyberspace is now a dangerous neighborhood with criminals, hackers, foreign adversaries and terrorists trying to do America harm with viruses, malware, ransomware and destructive code designed
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New Businesses Are Key to Economic Growth

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR SMALL BUSINESSES ARE THE economic engine that powers communities, says Quint Studer, author of Building a Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America (Be the Bulb Publishing, 2018). “A healthy busi­ness presence can turn around a strug­gling community and make a healthy one even stronger,” he says. Here are some smart steps
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FBI Agent Christopher K. Stangl Patrols Cyberspace from His Post in Newark

 BY MARTIN DAKS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR NEWARK, NEW JERSEY-BASED Assistant Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Christopher K. Stangl has been with the FBI for more than a decade, investigating criminal computer intrusions, Internet fraud and other issues. The Newark office helped to crack a case involving two Iranian men who were charged in November with deploying SamSam ransomware, which crippled the
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Innovations in Diabetes Care and Management

BY STANISLAV GLEZER, M.D., MBA WITH MORE THAN 100 million Americans affected by pre-dia­betes, diabetes continues to be a grow­ing health problem. According to the Center for Disease Control’s Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System, more than 10 per­cent of people in New Jersey are affect­ed by this disease, with this proportion more than doubling in the past 20 years and
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