Disco Redeemed

Who knew? I thought Disco was deadly. Now it has the potential to save lives. 
Researchers at the University of Illinois confirmed that listening to or singing Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees can help people perform CPR more effectively. At 103 beats per minute, it sets the appropriate tempo for chest compressions.
The American Heart Association recommends a minimum of 100 compressions per minute for CPR. Tuning into Stayin' Alive helped study participants reach 109 to 113 compressions. At that rate, recipients of CPR are more likely to survive.
I guess it's time to dust off my "Disco Sucks" tee shirt and trade it in for one that says "Disco Saves."
— Tom DeSanto

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