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Pain Management Group Disavows Pharma Funding

This is a very good article on the conflict of interest between big pharma and prescription painkiller policy makers at the University of Wisconsin. Here is an excerpt-

“One of the emails came from Ada Giudice-Tompson, a woman in Ontario whose 29-year-old son died in 2004 of an opioid overdose. Giudice-Tompson also is vice president of Advocates for the Reform of Prescription Opioids.She said her son, who had been treated for kidney stones, was prescribed 13,000 pills over 15 months.”

http://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/SpecialReports/26056

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