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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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Seventy were counted living rough in Manchester last December, compared with 43 in 2014.
He spent 15 years living rough on the docks at Seaham Harbour.
Terry Vaux, defending, said Price had been homeless and was living rough at the time of the discovery.
Detective Chief Inspector Steve Smith, who is leading the North Yorkshire Police investigation, said: "As we continue the inquiry into the murder of Julie Davison in Whitby, we are appealing to members of the public in the area to check their bins, gardens and outbuildings for any discarded personal items including footwear and clothing, and for signs of anyone living rough.
Officers suspect gang members targeted children in care or living rough and transported them around Britain over a six-year period.
In Living Rough, Poe lives in a tent with his homeless father, keeping the secret so they will not be separated.
Many are living rough, or are "sofa surfers", staying for short spells in friends' living rooms.
Cheshire Police said it appeared he had been living rough in a tent.
It is believed he had been living rough in a tent and officers were contacted about his location, a spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said.
Her shocking appearance was not just due to living rough.
In most cases these are not women in fancy dresses living in luxury, but rather struggling women, living rough in small towns that sprang up as mines opened, land came up for grabs, and harsh frontier justice often swamped law and order.
The Simone Hotel (AR June 1993), for instance, is a humane and inventive approach to the maligned typology of the short stay hostel, providing accommodation for people who would otherwise be living rough on the streets.