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Under intense pressure from dozens of physician organizations, a task force of the ACGME has proposed allowing first-year medical residents to work 28-hour shifts without sleep. Public Citizen is leading an effort to stop this proposal and protect residents and their patients from further harm.
Feb 16 - Press Statement: DeLauro Proposal Would Close Dangerous Gap in FDA Regulatory Authority
Feb 8 - Letter to the EMA Urging a Ban of Hydroxyethyl Starch Solutions in Europe
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Feb 3 - Petitions Delivered to the ACGME Urging Rejection of a Dangerous Resident Work Hours Proposal
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Statement: Trump Proposal to Eviscerate FDA Regulations Would Endanger Public Health
Jan 6 - Public Citizen Applauds OSHA’s Final Beryllium Rule
Dec 21 - Petition to the FDA to Require a Warning About a Dangerous Drug Interaction Between Clopidogrel (Plavix) and Repaglinide (Prandin) in the Label for Both Drugs
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