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Last night the Bee Gees saved my lifeOct 17 2008

The 103 beats/minute of the Bee Gees' Stayin' Alive is the perfect beat for performing chest compressions during CPR.

In a small but intriguing study from the University of Illinois medical school, doctors and students maintained close to the ideal number of chest compressions doing CPR while listening to the catchy, sung-in-falsetto tune from the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever."

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