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Knee replacement allows active 70-year-old to return to water sports

Roy Gray is not your average 70-year-old. His sense of adventure translates to 60 years of water sports and lots of broken bones. His recent knee replacement enables him to continue his passion of water skiing. (Photo provided by Gray)

September 15, 2023

For a man who’s been surfing and water skiing for 60 years, Roy Gray wasn’t ready to give up water sports due to knee pain. His dad started taking him to Bastrop Bayou (about 60 miles south of Houston) when he was 10 years old, and it evolved into his lifetime passion.

American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by Cizik School of Nursing and Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases at UTHealth Houston

(From left) Andrea Ancer Leal, DNP, RN; Alejandra Castro, BSN, RN; and Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, and others created and developed R.Á.P.I.D.O., which has been adopted by the AHA/ASA. (Photo by David Sotelo/UTHealth Houston)

September 14, 2023

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save lives, has been adopted by the American Stroke Association (ASA), the organization announced today.

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