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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 19 - New Study Shows NIH-Funded Oxygen Experiment on Premature Babies Was Unethical, Parents of Babies Were Misled
May 19 - Press Statement: Delay in Generics Labeling Rule Leaves Patients at Risk
May 18 - Press Statement: Keeping Limits on Medical Resident Work Hours Is the Right Thing to do, but the Unethical FIRST Trial Must End
May 11 - Press Statement: Safety Issues Prompt NIH Overhaul of Clinical Center Leadersh
May 6 - Additional Comments Submitted on OSHA’s Proposed Beryllium Rule
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FDA delays rule on generic drug labeling - New York Times
The TPP is 'disastrous for working families' and central to the 2016 campaign - The Nation
Consumer groups object to FDA reforms in cures bill - Bloomberg BNA
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