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How Strong Is a Woman? – Strength Magazine – October, 1923

There is no question about it, women have greater tenacity of life than men. Of recent years cancer is taking off a great many more women than men, especially around the age of forty, but it is principally cancer of the breast. We have no way of knowing just how well men would withstand those diseases peculiar to women; but to judge by their susceptibility to other forms of suffering, they would not make a very good showing.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas