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About 10,000 cardiac arrests happen in workplaces each year, according to the American Heart Association. Using an automatic external defibrillator can increase the chance of survival. Shelby Knowles/NPR hide caption

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Drones carrying automated external defibrillators got to the sites of previous cardiac arrest cases faster than ambulances had, according to test runs conducted by Swedish researchers. Andreas Claesson/Courtesy of FlyPulse hide caption

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Members of the pop band Hanson pose for a group portrait on a roof in London in 1997. From left to right they are Taylor, Isaac and Zac Hanson. Mike Prior/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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What Do Hanson And Madonna Have In Common? Hits Ideal For Saving A Life

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A Metronome Can Help Set The CPR Beat

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A recent study finds that relatives present during resuscitation attempts suffer fewer psychological effects later. istockphoto.com hide caption

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Becky Cole was eight months pregnant with her son Ryan when she passed out. Her husband performed CPR for six minutes with the help of a dispatcher before medics arrived. Courtesy of Medic One Foundation hide caption

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Dispatchers' CPR Coaching Saves Lives When Every Minute Counts

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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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