I chose the profession of pharmacy because I wanted to follow in my dad’s footsteps. My dad, Donald Grove, Sr., founded Grove Pharmacy in 1952 in Springfield, MO. He loved helping patients and loved his job, and in turn all his patients loved him.
Because I loved my parents so much, one of my favorite areas to work in is Geriatrics. These patients are often so vulnerable, so I find special satisfaction in working with them and making sure they are well taken care of. Another area of care I enjoy is working with HIV and
A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine gives new insight into the geographic variation in drug poisoning mortality, with both urban centers and rural areas showing a large increase in death rates. While previous studies have looked at drug poisoning related deaths in broadstrokes, this is the first study to examine them on the county level across the entire U.S.
Drug poisoning is now the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. and has increased by more than 300 percent over the last three