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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.

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  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s cardiac rehab patient sprints his way to National Senior Games

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    St. Luke’s heart patient ski-races 15 km. alongside his surgeon and cardiologist

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    Cardiac Arrest

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    Heart Failure

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