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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.
June 21 - Comments on the FDA’s Proposed Rule to Ban All Powdered Medical Gloves
June 8 - Testimony Before the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Committee and Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee Regarding ALO-02 (Oxycodone/Naltrexone)
June 7 - Press Statement: Energy Department Outpaces OSHA in Protecting Workers from Beryllium
June 6 - Public Citizen Statement to the FDA on Pharmacy Compounding Issues Related to Use of Bulk Substances and Office Stock
June 3 - Public Citizen Comments on Proposed FDA Guidance on Labeling for Biosimilars
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Tell Democrats to stand up to big pharma - The Nation
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Paul Ryan's anti-Obamacare plan would screw the sick and poor, critics say - VICE
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