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condom

(1)
The protective plastic bag that accompanies 3.5-inch microfloppy diskettes. Rarely, also used of (paper) disk envelopes. Unlike the write protect tab, the condom (when left on) not only impedes the practice of SEX but has also been shown to have a high failure rate as drive mechanisms attempt to access the disk - and can even fatally frustrate insertion.

condom

(2)
The protective cladding on a light pipe.

condom

(3)
"keyboard condom": A flexible, transparent plastic cover for a keyboard, designed to provide some protection against dust and programming fluid without impeding typing.

condom

(4)
"elephant condom": the plastic shipping bags used inside cardboard boxes to protect hardware in transit.
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The video includes role play on how to handle different scenarios for when your partner doesn't want to wear a condom and how easy it is to encourage condom use.
In view of research that indicates that 32% of sexually active 15-24 year old Canadians did not use a condom the last time they had sex (Rotermann, 2012), high rates of STIs are not surprising.
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The condom riddle first appeared in an article entitled "An Algorithm prevents the Propagation of Certain Diseases at Minimum Cost".
We are trying to create a condom that feels great and is much closer to the real deal to encourage people to use them," Resnic said to HuffPost.
An unprecedented collection of condom use studies, published in the journal Sexual Health, provides a global perspective on condom use problems and errors, along with new research on factors influencing correct condom use, how condom use programs can be more effective, and the promotion of the female condom.
oilbased lubricants can damage latex and make condoms split.
Thirty-four percent of forms returned with female condoms noted mechanical problems (mainly that the condom broke or slipped, the penis entered to the side of the device or the condom's outer ring was pushed into the vagina), and 8% recorded instances of incorrect use.
as saying that the moral principle of double effect justifies the use of a condom by a married couple, one of whom is infected with HIV.
The promoters may pay lip service to condom use--and may even provide condoms--in order to get their parties listed in local gay nightlife weeklies, but behind the doors of their private apartments, anything goes, including a lot of unsafe sex and illegal drug use.
Using a condom during sexual intercourse significantly reduces a woman's risk of being infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) and lessens her chance of developing precancerous growths on the cervix, a new study finds.
During that period, in the 50 villages studied in the Rakai district, the percentage of men with more than one sexual partner somewhat increased, condom use greatly increased but to well tinder 100%, and the incidence of new HIV infections remained relatively stable.