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.
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.
Apr 15 - Testimony before the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee Regarding the Drug Cangrelor
Apr 14 - Testimony Before the FDA’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Regarding the Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin
Apr 08 - Statement on FDA’s Denial of Public Citizen’s 2012 Petition for a Black Box Warning Recommending Against Combination Therapy with ACE Inhibitors, ARBs, and Aliskiren
Apr 01 - Release of First Comprehensive State Occupational Safety and Health Standards Database
Mar 31 - Letter to FDA on the Off-Label Promotion of Several Diabetes Drugs
Mar 27 - Presentation at the FDA’s Public Meeting on the Proposed Rule Regarding Generic Drug Labeling
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Coal companies that lobbied to repeal West Virginia mining regulations accused of federal safety violations - International Business Times
Special courts for foreign investors - The Hill
Obama's evolution on trade will put him at war with his party - Washington Post
Global Trade Watch
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