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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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Each of these live wires, one line or wire carries about 220V (usually provided to a consumer).
It may be noted that three citizens were killed after coming in contact with live wire in a puddle in the wilayat of Jaa'lan last November.
Chapra (Bihar), Sep 19 (ANI): Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav visited Bihar's Chapra District on Saturday to meet families of victims, who had died after a high voltage live wire fell on a makeshift tent during a religious ceremony.
In the first incident, Tanvir (16) of 16-Ghagh village was sprinkling water when he accidently touched a live wire and received severe electric shock resulting in his instant death.
tick in my bed, an untethered cable, a live wire dangling in this
Live wire AC/DC @ Queen's Hall, Narberth (Saturday, July 12) AC/DC may have sang about it being a "long way to the top if you want to rock and roll, " but have this tribute band seen how far it is to Narberth?
That's way Live Wire Media has produced "The Character Chronicles", a six volume DVD series specifically designed to use with students in grades 4 through 8.
Live Wire, an AC/DC cover band, and Motley Crue mimickers Same Ol' Situation will rock out to other people's songs starting at 10 p.
Live Wire is the fourth published book of poetry by Golden Style, written especially to raise awareness in a world where lies and distortions of the truth aren't merely spread person to person, but also publically broadcast on news media.
Biyoni - Japanese for hairdresser - opened its doors in 2003 and Andrew's hard work was recognised when he won the Shell Live WIRE award the next year.
The appeals court held that summary judgment was precluded by genuine issues of material fact as to whether the supervisors knew that the inmate could suffer a severe shock as a consequence of working on a live wire without protective gloves.
Live Wire Media, the makers of character education videos, is bringing the tenets of character -- caring, citizenship, fairness, respect, responsibility, trustworthiness and giving -- to the classroom through a new Web site, www.