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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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"Nah, you're all right." At the top, seemingly everybody is living down to their reputations at present.
AUSSIE movie star Eric Bana believes living Down Under is easier for him and he'll never move to LA.
The answer to the question as to why Shahbaz Sharif has put his foot down now and is strongly determined to push the cost of living down is a legitimate one.
"I was horrified after a couple of years living down south to realise that I now called dinner lunch and tea dinner.
She really believes she's much happier and healthier living down on the farm," the source added.
I'm sure Djokovic will get plenty of support from the Serbians living Down Under, so Andy will be needing some Aussie backing - I hope he gets it.
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