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.
May 21 - Public Citizen Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Withhold Support for 21st Century Cures Act
May 21 - Public Citizen Presents before Senate Working Group on Medical Innovation
May 20 - Public Citizen Offers Comments on FDA’s Guidance Documents for the Pharmacy Compounding and Outsourcing Industries
May 14 - Public Citizen to Congress: Seven Provisions That Must Come Out Before 21st Century Cures Act Can Move Forward
May 13 - Letter to HHS Secretary Regarding Failure of OHRP to Launch Investigation of University of Minnesota’s Human Research Protection Program
May 5 - Letter to Louisiana State Legislature Opposing a House of Representatives Bill That Would Weaken the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
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