Health and Safety

Public Citizen's health and safety work protects consumers by advocating for safer, more effective drugs, medical devices and other products; equitable health care services and more physician accountability; safer cars and trucks; and improvements in worker safety. View the Health Research Group's work listed chronologically.

"An Abject and Unacceptable Failure to Protect Human Subjects"

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) exposed 1,316 premature infants to increased risk of blindness and death as part of a clinical trial - known as the SUPPORT study - without parents of the babies being informed of the risks to their babies.

Explore Public Citizen's Health and Safety Program

Doctor Discipline

Patient Safety Before Corporate Profits


Find out how well your state is protecting patients from reckless or negligent doctors.
 
Lobbyists representing medical device companies are trying to convince Washington to put profit-making interests above public health. Take action today!
 
 

Outrage!

Single-payer


Read what Public Citizen has to say about the most outrageous offenses in the world of public health.  
Health care is a right. Join us in our fight for single-payer health insurance.
   

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