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BY Jim Cosgrove

August 7-13, 2005 Issue | Posted 8/7/05 at 1:00 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