Laurel Fontaine, 16, (left) and her twin sister Heather. When Laurel was 11 years old, she suffered a stroke that destroyed 80 percent of the left side of her brain. The singing therapy helped her regain the ability to speak. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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Singing Therapy Helps Stroke Patients Speak Again
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"Stayin' Alive" is catchy and memorable, but the Bee Gees' smash hit isn't necessarily a good thing to sing to yourself when giving someone CPR. Lennox McLendon/AP hide caption

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