Culture of Life
Facts of Life
BY Jim Cosgrove
August 7-13, 2005 Issue | Posted 8/7/05 at 12:00 PM
Contrary to popular (politically correct) notions, women are more sensitive to physical pain than men — and they cope with it less well, too. That's according to scientists at England's Bath University, who say their research could help develop better-targeted pain-relief medications.
Source: BBC, July 4
Illustration by Tim Rauch
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