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1. Having life; alive.
2. Of, relating to, or containing living bacteria or active viruses, sometimes in an attenuated form.
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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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"At around 1.40pm, a report was received of two men with injuries after it is believed that a pneumatic drill struck a live wire on Dock Road South, Bromborough Pool.
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Various other local DJs rocked three separate DJ Rooms with stages exclusively for each Dew flavour labeled as Live Wire, Pitch Black and Blue Shock.
She then moved out and said that something had touched the live wire and melted so she disconnected it."
Evansville, IN, August 28, 2015 --( Gentlemen and Scholars announce the release of their highly anticipated new single, "Live Wire." "Live Wire" is the band's first single release since 2014's "County Hound Ramble" and marks the high energy level of that track with a refined approach to the rawness of the band's earlier albums "Thick As Mud" (2013) and "Bad Apples" (2011).
PO1 Christopher Ruiz Jr., 23, died after he reportedly touched a live wire to allow a fellow trainee to pass through inside a police camp in Sibonga, Cebu last Monday morning.
That is, if the load is less than one line average burden, he will be given single phase connection (one live wire and one neutral wire) but if the load exceeds than one line than he will be provided two phase or three phase connection (two lives one neutral or three lives one neutral) accordingly and his load will be equally distributed on each line.
Next, disconnect the live wire, neutral wire and the ground wire by unscrewing the terminal screws.
Make sure the clamp's saddle is on the live wire and tighten the clamp.
The third is based on the marked points on the edge; Live Wire is one of the important representatives; it has been widely implemented in medical image segmentation.
The boys were unaware that a live wire from a nearby light pole was lying close to the puddle.
"Unfortunately a loose live wire was dangling in the pool and the boy was electrocuted," the spokesperson added.