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Noted Pain Expert Under FDA Investigation in Relation to Deaths

Fibro Daily February 20, 2013

Lynn Webster, MD, a respected doctor in the use of narcotic painkillers and the creator of an assessment tool for predicting who will abuse opioids, is under FDA investigation in connection with deaths related to his care.

But what proves even more shocking is that Webster has been under investigation since 2010 and that at least 20 of his patients have died, yet many of his admirers have no clue. Now, authorities are calling into question his relationship with drug companies and more.

This is a perfect example of why people in pain need to be dealing with sound professionals who listen to studies about the use of opioids to treat chronic pain. There are also business/marketing connections to consider in regards to why a drug is being recommended.

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