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2003-05-19 06:00:00

By Colette Bouchez, HealthScoutNews Reporter HealthScoutNews -- She gets a tooth pulled, then drives herself home, makes dinner for four, does the laundry and helps the kids with their homework. He gets a tooth pulled and his universe slams to a halt, as he waits for the pain to go away. Caricatures? Sure. But the debate over who can really stand more pain has been one of the more interesting battles of the sexes, spanning generations. Now, however, new research is bringing that battle...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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