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Letter to HHS Secretary Calling for an Independent Investigation of NIH Officials Who Sought Alcohol Industry Funding for Alcohol Health Study

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Public Citizen and 13 other groups sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary urging him to request that the HHS Inspector General launch an investigation into the conduct of National Institutes of Health (NIH) officials who allegedly were involved in soliciting donations from alcoholic beverage companies to fund a major study that is intended to assess the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption.

April 30, 2018, response letter from the HHS Office of Inspector General.