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Knee surgery rates soaring among teen girls

A study featured in Reuters Health suggests injury rates are increasing quickly among teen girls. While there are ACL injury prevention programs available, they aren't being adopted. Possible factors linked to the increase in injury include year-round sports participation and specializing in one sport at a young age.

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