It’s the danger that awaits female athletes. Its victims have included soccer great Michelle Akers and basketball players Rebecca Lobo and Sheryl Swoopes. The torn ACL is a devastating knee injury. But why is it two to eight times more likely to occur in women? Kevin Granata (University of Virginia) and Sandy Shultz (University of Virginia) posit some theories.

Also featured: Pharmacologist Billy Martin (Virginia Commonwealth University) discusses the pain relieving properties of marijuana and nicotine.

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