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Heart Attack

A heart attack (also called an acute myocardial infarction) occurs when the arteries leading to the heart become blocked and the blood supply is slowed or stopped. Every year, about one million people suffer a heart attack. Research indicates that the following are best practice in the treatment of heart attacks (also called acute myocardial infarction or AMI). Data is from July 2013 to June 2014.