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sexual intercourse

the act carried out for procreation or for pleasure in which the insertion of the male's erect penis into the female's vagina is followed by rhythmic thrusting usually culminating in orgasm; copulation; coitus
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Furthermore, 21 percent of internet users involved in OSAs saw premarital heterosexual intercourse as always proper while 6 percent of those never involved saw it as always proper.
To truncate the meaning and value of children, to limit the enormous goodness of generations following one another to one manifestation--the physical act of heterosexual intercourse and what results from it on occasion--is tunnel vision of the most pitiable sort.
Women are two to four times more likely than men to become infected with HIV through unprotected heterosexual intercourse.
In fact, in sub-Saharan Africa, for example, AIDS is widely transmitted through heterosexual intercourse, including sex inside marriage.
In the 1960s, heterosexual intercourse was the only form of sexual expression deemed generally healthy and normal by the medical and psychological professions.
Heterosexual intercourse is believed to account for the majority of HIV infections in South Africa, and although anal intercourse carries a high risk of transmission, its prevalence and contribution to the HIV epidemic are unknown.
An earlier study found circumcision decreases a man's risk of acquiring HIV infection through heterosexual intercourse by 50 percent.
The findings build upon earlier clinical research funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the NIH, which found that circumcision decreases a man's risk of acquiring HIV infection through heterosexual intercourse by more than 50 percent .
Randomised controlled trials and meta-analyses have demonstrated that male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HIV during heterosexual intercourse but less is known about its protective effect among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Of those who tested positive for HIV their only admitted risk behavior was heterosexual intercourse, said Dr.
Of those who tested positive for HIV, their only admitted risk behavior was heterosexual intercourse, said Dr.
Not even sure how much sense it made, since it is my understanding heterosexual intercourse also involves penetration.