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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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For some students it may work out to be cheaper to live off campus, which is an option that they may really need to take," said Ms.
Workers see pensions as the best way to save for retirement but the majority are worried that their scheme will not deliver enough for them to live off.
More and more people live off fame and obviously there's some temptation to live off other people's fame.
He and his documentary-maker wife Kathy (Jennifer Connelly) pretty much live off of handouts from her wealthy mother.
Not only would I be sticking it to those in the Middle East who live off our greed for petroleum, I was warmed with the thought that I would be helping my fellow Americans in the heartland, farmers who work hard toiling away day in and day out making sure we have enough food.
About 30,000 single service embers who live off base and pay child support are likely to see a slight change in their military pay--an increase for some and cut for others--beginning in January.
Thousands of the nomadic Mongols who live off their herds of sheep and goats continue to be driven from their lands by the central authorities, who cite environmental excuses, such as the need to protect the grasslands from overgrazing.
Meanwhile, a first-ever lottery meant many students were forced to live off campus, which created tensions among students and neighbors.
If a teacher lives to 100, 40 years is a long time to live off retirement savings, she adds.
Wood of King's College London and her colleagues reported that a group of bacteria, known as methylotrophs, live off chemicals that emanate from smelly feet.
THANK you for highlighting how hard it is to live off the Job-seekers' Allowance.
She admitted two counts of aiding and abetting Davie live off the earnings of prostitution, and one count of aiding and abetting Sandhu live off the earnings of prostitution from May to September 2003, and was sentenced to 18 months.