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Heart Attack

The most common cause of a heart attack is sudden narrowing or blockage of a coronary artery, which blocks oxygen to the heart. This can happen when plaque in the coronary artery breaks and a blood clot forms in the artery.

Learn more about how a heart attack happens.

Highlights & Resources

  • Article

    Heart Attack Warning Signs

    Knowing the signs of a heart attack can save your life, or help you save someone else’s life.
  • Article

    Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s Approach Transforms Heart Patient into CEO of his Health

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s Launches Lifestyle Medicine Program with Health Improvement Classes

Specialties

  • Cardiology

    Diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases, abnormalities, and related conditions.
  • Heart Health and Rehabilitation

    Medically supervised cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation program tailored to each client’s specific needs.

Classes & Events

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  • CPR for Friends and Family: Boise

    Health Management Classes
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    Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to perform CPR on a child, use an AED, and manage a choking event.

  • Heartsaver CPR AED: Twin Falls

    Health Management Classes
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    $44.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to respond in an emergency situation, how to perform CPR, and how to use an AED.

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Boise

    Health Management Classes
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    Next Date & Time
    Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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    $50.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to respond to an emergency at this class designed for office, factory, construction, and warehouse workers, as well as coaches, referees, and river guides. Instruction meets OSHA standards and will cover adult, child, and infant CPR and how to use an AED. The first aid topics focus on adults and include assessing an emergency, specific injuries, and psychological reactions to stress. This class does not meet the requirements for daycare provider licensing.

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Twin Falls

    Health Management Classes
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    $50.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to respond to the illness and/or injury of an adult, as well as how to perform CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking for an adult.

Articles & Resources

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  • Article

    Cardiac Arrest

  • Article

    Heart Failure

  • Article

    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

  • Article

    Heart Attack and Unstable Angina

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