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n a potentially significant policy shift, the Food and Drug Administration plans to stop redacting portions of the resumes submitted by scientific and medical experts who serve on its advisory committees.

The change comes in response to a lawsuit that was filed last year by Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group, which argued the redactions were unlawful and robbed the public of the opportunity to understand the extent to which any of the expert advisors may have conflicts.

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