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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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A show source admitted: "It's a good job there will be some new faces at the weekend, we need to liven things up."
Keane wants the musicians to play with the club's famous drummers in a bid to liven up the atmosphere at Livi's home matches and boost attendances.
Liven up breakfast and add a splash of colour to your morning cuppa with these cheerful and gorgeous earthenware mugs - they feature a pattern based on the colourful belts traditionally handwoven in Guatemala.
The first half was at best drab but in the second half things did liven up.
The 24-year-old, never one to let a good photo opportunity slip past, decided to liven things up for photographers when she was spotted at her exclusive London boutique Akademi - with an impromptu version of the famous Morecambe and Wise "Bring Me Sunshine" dance.
Just as well, then, that I'd decided to liven things up by donning a Stormtrooper uniform and mingling with the stars.
The projects will focus on integrating local elements into the landscape design for the fisherman's wharf area to liven up the view for the daytime, and extending the length of the "golden waterway" to 3.7 kilometers for enhancement of the night view, including a lighted fountain square at the downtown starting point of the canal.
Make things go peachy with these stylish ideas to liven up your home this summer Add a pop of colour to a dining room with this retro chair.
Coral velvet cotton towel from PS4.99, Zara Home This fishy set is a catch and will liven up your coffee break.
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Its tiny leaves, fresh or dried, liven up salads and enhance the flavor of meat, fish and poultry.
SAM Allardyce signed Joey Barton for Newcastle United in 2007 in order to "liven things up" at the club - but the now-Sunderland boss believes the midfielder merely turned out to be a "liability".