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For Immediate Release: 10/24/14
Government Agency Confirms: Parents Were Not Given Adequate Information About the Risks Posed to Their Premature Babies in NIH Trial
Public Citizen applauds the position taken by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) confirming that parents of premature infants enrolled in a government-funded study were not given adequate notice of the trial’s risks.
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For Immediate Release: 10/24/14
Media Advisory: Public Citizen to Argue Before Virginia Supreme Court to Uphold Constitutional Rights of Yelp Reviewers
A carpet cleaning service that got bad reviews on Yelp should not be able to use the courts to obtain personal, identifying information of its critics without producing evidence that the reviews contained lies about the merchant, Public Citizen will tell the Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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For Immediate Release: 10/22/14
Is the FDA Trying to Cover Up Criticism of a Dangerous Proposal by Hiding Comments?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should release all comments to the public that were submitted about a recent proposal to allow the pharmaceutical industry to circumvent labeling rules and tell doctors that its products have fewer risks than those described in FDA-approved labeling, Public Citizen said in a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell today.
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For Immediate Release: 10/22/14
Public Citizen Report: Medical Malpractice Payments Remain at Historic Low Despite Slight Uptick Last Year
Medical malpractice payments remained at a historic low despite rising slightly last year, according to Public Citizen’s annual analysis of data published by the federal government’s National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).
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For Immediate Release: 10/20/14
World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels on Which Consumers Rely
Compliance Panel Says U.S. Policy Still Violates WTO Despite Changes Made to Comply With 2012 WTO Order; U.S. Should Not Change COOL Policy
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For Immediate Release: 10/17/14
Alabama Supreme Court Lifts Gag Order on Customers and Attorneys in Exterminator Case
Today, in response to a Public Citizen petition, the Alabama Supreme Court lifted a gag order that prevented more than 100 plaintiffs and their attorneys from explaining why consumers should be cautious about employing an exterminating company.
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For Immediate Release: 10/16/14
Attack on Affordability of Cancer Treatments Revealed in New WikiLeaks Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Text
Access to affordable cancer treatments in the U.S and 11 other countries would be delayed for years if terms revealed today in the leaked draft Intellectual Property Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were to go into effect, Public Citizen said.
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For Immediate Release: 10/15/14
House Office of Congressional Ethics Working Well; Senate Ethics Enforcement a Failure, Public Citizen Report Shows
The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) has dramatically improved the ethics process in the U.S. House of Representatives, while the ethics process in the U.S. Senate, which lacks such an office, has failed, a new Public Citizen report (PDF) shows.
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For Immediate Release: 10/14/14
Public Citizen Report: 42 Percent of Unregulated Groups Have Devoted All Their Resources to a Single Candidate in 2014 Elections
At least 57 outside groups that can accept unlimited contributions have devoted all of their resources to supporting a single congressional candidate this election cycle, according to a Public Citizen analysis released today.
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For Immediate Release: 10/13/14
Groups to Congress: Reform Ethics Process in Senate and House
Roundtable discussion in which a newly formed coalition called the Ethics Working Group will call for reforms in the congressional ethics process. Speakers will advocate the creation of a U.S. Senate ethics office, greater transparency of ethics investigations and timetables for public reports on the status of investigations.
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