Health and Safety

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 21st Century Cures Act: A Threat to FDA Standards

21st Century Cures Act: A Threat to FDA Standards

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.

Explore Public Citizen's Health and Safety Program

Doctor Discipline

Ethics in Clinical Trials

Find out how well your state is protecting patients from reckless or negligent doctors.
Public Citizen exposes unethical trials and fights for protections for human subjects in medical research.



Read what Public Citizen has to say about the most outrageous offenses in the world of public health.  
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