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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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin