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.
Congress is moving forward rapidly with legislation that will dramatically change the way drugs and medical devices are regulated. But Public Citizen has serious concerns that the bill will undermine patient safety.
May 4 - Testimony Before the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee and the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee Regarding Opioid Analgesics
April 20 - Complaint Letter to the Office for Human Research Protections and the Department of Veterans Affairs Regarding an Unethical Kidney Transplant Experiment
April 13 - Letters to CMS and the Joint Commission Requesting Roll Back of Pain Assessment Requirements That Foster Dangerous Overprescribing of Opioids
April 8 - Letter to the Editor of The Washington Post Criticizing a Recent Op-Ed on Cuba
April 6 - Letter to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy Asking the Agency to Shut Down a Dangerous Compounding Pharmacy in Texas
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