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    Dr. Weinand earned her B.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Arizona and her M.D. from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. While in medical school, she participated as a scholar in the Hazelden Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students program to explore her interest in addiction medicine.

    Dr. Weinand began her postgraduate medical training in family medicine before deciding to switch gears to help advance health literacy and health advocacy as a medical writer, medical reviewer, and medical editor. Her addiction medicine content has been featured by Advanced Recovery Systems and Oglethorpe Inc.

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    What Is Molly? | The Dangers Of Synthetic Club Drugs
    What Is Molly? | The Dangers Of Synthetic Club Drugs

    Molly (3,4-methyl​enedioxy​methamphetamine) is a common name for a powerful synthetic drug derived from methamphetamine. Molly is also known as ecstasy or MDMA. It causes a euphoric high when...

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    Ketamine Street Names | Special K, Kit Kat, Cat Valium, Jet, and Vitamin K
    Ketamine Street Names | Special K, Kit Kat, Cat Valium, Jet, and Vitamin K

    Ketamine is a medication used for pain relief and anesthesia. Some studies suggest it may also help treat depression. As a dissociative anesthetic, it makes you feel detached from your pain and...

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    LSD Street Names | Acid, Blotters, & Purple Haze
    LSD Street Names | Acid, Blotters, & Purple Haze

    LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is a psychedelic drug made from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. It’s usually applied to absorbent paper, such as blotter paper, for a person to...

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