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Yahoo! News: Lawyers were supposed to start presenting their cases in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday, but jury selection has taken longer than expected.
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The study of sleep apnea is one of 82 proposals approved for PCORI funding to advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.
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In response to backlash over its upcoming issue, which features Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, Rolling Stone magazine has issued a statement defending the decision to feature Tsarnaev in a space usually reserved for rock stars and celebrities.
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