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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 09, 2017 6:30 p.m.-9 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, Oct 07, 2017 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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    $50.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to respond to an emergency with first aid, CPR, and the use of an AED.

  • 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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