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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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Since the awards began, more than 10,000 young entrepreneurs have taken part, and previous Shell live WIRE award winners have included the market leading smoothie drinks maker Innocent and the national internet tyre-fitters Black Circles.
He said he was "disgusted" by the attitude shown by ntl, after years of being a customer, and claimed his three sons had been put at risk of receiving a small shock from the live wire which had been left hanging.
Gemma, who is five months pregnant, was hurled to the ground, still clutching the live wire.
Palomar Technoloiges will exhibit at SMT Nuremberg 2012, May 8-10, with live wire bonder demonstrations.
The company triumphed at the Live Wire Awards ceremony - a national event focused on improving health and safety at work for people employed in the UK wire industries.
A live wire was hanging and some the people came into contact with it.
The fundraising event will also include a four-course meal, live entertainment, featuring North East band Live Wire, and an auction with prizes such as a day at Croft Circuit and a night's stay at five-star Country Hotel Orchard House.
But your druthers are a guy who is 34 probably is going to feel better going in there live wire to start a ballgame.
Shelley is a live wire, she's brash and loud and won't take any lip.
It is understood Gavin was electrocuted after touching a live wire on a pole while playing with his brother, who made a desperate attempt to save him.
Live Wire closely follows fire power demonstration held by IAF last month in Pokhran in the exercise named Iron Fist.
A few days earlier I made narrow escape from touching a live wire when I was passing through Bara market.