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1. Having life; alive.
2. Of, relating to, or containing living bacteria or active viruses, sometimes in an attenuated form.

Patient discussion about live

Q. do we need the esophagus to live? If we were to take our esophagus away would we still live?

A. Principally, yes. Feeding can be done through a hole in the stomach (PEG). Life is possible this way, although one may argue about the quality of life in this situation.

Q. How long can an alcoholic expect to live? My nephew who was an alcoholic died in his early age of 35. My uncle who was also an alcoholic died in his age of 48. How long can an alcoholic expect to live?

A. I am sorry. My dad who is an alcoholic too always advice me from his experience that an alcoholic will die younger than they would if they were not using alcohol. There are two sides to this: physiological and psychological. The destructive effect that alcohol has on the human body when used to excess may shorten expected lifespan. This list is long, from brain damage to liver failure.
The psychological side is the likelihood that goofy behavior caused by the use of alcohol may kill them. The list here is endless. Driving while drunk, getting in violent confrontations, taking idiotic risks, using power tools while blitzed. One way or another, the odds are good that this person will die much earlier than if they were not drinking.

Q. how long do u live with lupus? why do we get lupus? why was i hit with it along with all my other medical problems? i dont understand why..

A. well i've had it now for 1 yr and i'm still going

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The film, designed as a first step of a comprehensive project on the culture of living together, encourages the audience to share their own experiences.
BEIRUT: In light of the current turmoil in the Mideast, a group of some 100 journalists, lawyers, religious and political figures and other professionals have called for the launch of a "Charter for Living Together Mediterranean," and an observatory that would monitor all offenses against human dignity and tolerance.
This is because, while the percentage of 30-somethings who are married has declined about 10 percentage points, the percentage living together has increased significantly -- nearly doubling from 7% to 13%.
The National Committee for Education, Science and Culture Secretary-General Lobna Khalifa Suleibikh stressed the importance of the annual anniversary in promoting the understanding of the concept of cultural diversity and enhancing people's awareness of the importance of living together.
The longest study, lasting one full year, assessed 186 Chinese women living together in dorms (Schank & Yang, 2006).
This week, she has announced on Instagram that her car is on its way to Perth, indicating that the couple may soon begin living together.
The Bollywood actress told L'officiel Magazine that the she loves the concept of wearing a relationship on her sleeve and making a statement about living together solidifies it for her.
But Morag thinks they were the last of a generation where it was normal to marry before living together.
THE fastest-growing type of family in the UK are people who are living together without being married, according to official figures.
The pre-requisite for living together is agreement on something," he added, explaining that sore points between the communities must be soothed if they are to co-exist.
With those odds, you might wonder: Would we be better off living together first?
They found those who got engaged before living together were 45% less likely to get divorced than those who moved in together before a proposal.