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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

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With the increasing prevalence of food allergies the past two decades, (1) care of students with life-threatening allergies has become a major issue for school personnel.
The blood cells of people with HLA genes that protect against organ failure responded less strongly than did the cells of people with HLA genes that increase the risk of a life-threatening strep A infection.
MPS I (historically known as Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, and Scheie syndromes) is a life-threatening genetic disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme alpha-L-iduronidase.
One way to assess whether this is the case would be to ask if people using IL-2 experience severe and life-threatening conditions, despite having elevated CD4 T cell counts.
* you may really have a life-threatening disease for which there may or may not be a cure and, if a cure exists, there may or may not be time to do something that can cure it.
These choices made good sense when Americans were more active and less sedentary, but today a preference for starchy and fatty foods can be life-threatening.
Furthermore, the gestation period for pulmonary anthrax is anywhere from three all the way up to 60 days -- meaning not everyone exposed to a high concentration of virulent anthrax spores will suffer from a life-threatening infection at the same time.
Is it possible to read this paragraph without suffering a life-threatening headache?
The news was first broken by the President's wife (Stockard Channing) to his chief of staff (John Spencer), though she ended the scene with one unfortunate tidbit of misinformation: "A fever could be life-threatening." (In fact, a fever is no more life-threatening for people with MS than it is for the general population.)
Most people who get the flu recover completely in 1 to 2 weeks, but some people develop serious and possibly life-threatening complications.
[11] Because aircraft accident victims often sustain critical injuries, such as leg, upper torso, and head trauma, [12] officers should receive training on how to stabilize life-threatening injuries and prioritize medical treatment based on urgency.
Cross-sensitivity with NSAIDs can produce life-threatening respiratory complications.
coli O157:H7 infections lead to hemolytic uremic syndrome, which is life-threatening and is usually treated in an intensive care unit.
The more severe and life-threatening the illness or injury process for which a particular treatment is applied, the more acceptable a relatively less safe technology may be when no safer or more effective technologies are available." Indeed, this philosophical orientation of risk/benefit analysis was the basis for recent FDA regulations establishing the treatment IND and the expedited drug approval processes.
A man is in a life-threatening condition after he was stabbed near a North London Tube station inCamden.