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Vital Signs: Meet Dr. Ihsan Kaadan, a Syrian physician who escaped Aleppo and ended up at Mass General

Kaadan has been outspoken about President Donald Trump's executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Although a federal judge has blocked parts of the ban, its final fate has yet to be determined.

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Vital Signs: This much is clear: No one knows what's happening on ACA repeal

There's so much confusion and anxiety about the GOP strategy—or lack thereof—for ACA repeal and replacement that well-connected Washington lobbyists and policy experts are asking news reporters, “What are you hearing?”

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Vital Signs: In hip and knee bundled payments, a debate over volume

A new study adds fuel to a crucial debate in the ongoing push away from volume and toward value: whether paying a set price for a procedure drives hospitals and doctors simply to perform more of them.

Vital Signs: FDA warns providers about MRI interference with implantable pumps

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding providers to take precautions when conducting MRI studies of patients with implantable infusion pumps because of the potential for magnetic interference with the devices.

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