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sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)

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Spokeswoman Maria Mealiffe said: "Durex believes in happier, healthier sex lives and Condom World Aids Day is a hugely significant reminder about the importance of safe sex, both in Ireland and across the world.
Global leading sexual wellbeing brand, Durex, today launched an international campaign calling for the creation of the world's first official safe sex emoji, ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December 2015.
The hunt is for 16 to 25-year-olds who live in Coventry, performing either as solo artists or groups, who can write and sing a song promoting safe sex and safe relationships.
However, organisers of the prevention strategy would be aware of the HIV status of the populations as this would help them to monitor the average HIV viral load in the population before, during and after the period of abstinence and safe sex to see how much it impacted on infectiousness, and to get better estimates of effectiveness in practices.
Dr Cynthia Morton and her colleagues at the University of Florida examined women's knowledge about sexual health and their concerns about safe sex practices as they continue to pursue active sex lives into their senior years.
Growing up with a parent who emphasized abstinence from sex until marriage created a problem for me, though: I understood the physical act of sex, but I did not know the first thing about practicing safe sex or using birth control.
A NORTH East children's centre is offering a new service to raise awareness about safe sex.
NHS Middlesbrough's Life Store is giving away free chlamydia testing kits to promote safe sex during National Contraceptive Awareness Week, starting today.
We are paying way too much when it comes to practising safe sex - but it would appear that all that is about to change.
Service-specific guidance, in contrast, informs HIV-positive members they can only have intercourse if they inform potential partners of their HIV status and they practice safe sex.
LIVERPOOL nightspots are promoting safe sex by letting clubbers jumpthe queue if they hold up a packet of condoms.
Men in both groups were counseled on safe sex practices and checked for HIV infection three times during the study.
The book makes it plain: women, who acquire HIV and/or AIDS from any man, from consensual sex, got it because they failed to have safe sex and did not protect themselves.
It may be the season to be merry but Midland medical experts are warning people to practise safe sex to ensure they do not receive any unwanted 'gifts' during the festive period.
The FDA is saying that a gay man who has safe sex and a long-term partner is unacceptable, but a heterosexual man who never practice safe sex is fine.