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Nov 30, 2016, 07:00 ET Abbott Announces CE Mark for i-STAT Alinity, a Pioneering, Handheld Blood Testing Platform

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today its i-STAT® Alinity™ System, an innovative, handheld blood testing platform, received CE Mark and is now for...


Nov 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Abbott's Absorb™ Bioresorbable Stent Approved as the First Fully Dissolving Heart Stent in Japan

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan has approved the company's Absorb bioresorbable...


Oct 27, 2016, 14:00 ET A Great Place to Work, According to Science

Don't trust us, trust Science: Abbott is among the best science-based companies to work for in the world. Experience the interactive Multimedia...


Oct 26, 2016, 14:00 ET New Study: Babies Fed Infant Formula with 2'-FL Human Milk Oligosaccharide+ Had Immune Response More Like Breastfed Babies

Good nutrition helps build the foundation for a child's ability to learn, grow and thrive. For babies, the best nutrition is breast milk – there's...


Oct 19, 2016, 07:45 ET Abbott Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Results

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016. - Third-quarter worldwide sales of $5.3...


Oct 18, 2016, 08:00 ET St. Jude Medical and Abbott to Sell Portion of Vascular Closure and Electrophysiology Businesses to Terumo Corporation

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ) announced today an agreement in principle to sell certain products to Terumo Corporation....


Sep 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Receives FDA Approval for the FreeStyle Libre Pro™ System, a Revolutionary Diabetes Sensing Technology for Healthcare Professionals to Use with Their Patients

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's FreeStyle Libre Pro system, a...


Sep 21, 2016, 14:00 ET Malnutrition Adds $15.5 Billion Annually to Direct U.S. Medical Costs

Healthcare spending in the U.S. is higher than any other country,2 and a major contributor of that cost is treating chronic diseases. One barrier...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Third-Quarter Earnings

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its third-quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, before the market opens. ...


Sep 20, 2016, 09:00 ET Fueling Performance with Fat: EAS® Launches First Ketogenic Meal Replacement For Athletes

 While some endurance, strength and physique athletes try to minimize their intake of fat, others are embracing a high-fat, ketogenic nutrition...


Sep 16, 2016, 15:00 ET Abbott to Sell Abbott Medical Optics to Johnson & Johnson for $4.325 Billion

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it will sell Abbott Medical Optics, its vision care business, to Johnson & Johnson for $4.325 billion...


Sep 15, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Declares 371st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

 The board of directors of Abbott today declared a quarterly common dividend of 26 cents per share. This marks the 371st consecutive quarterly...


Sep 08, 2016, 13:11 ET Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Four Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

 For the fourth consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has been named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott to Present at Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the Wells Fargo 2016 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Brian Yoor, senior vice president,...


Aug 02, 2016, 10:00 ET Abbott Unveils Alinity™, its Unified Family of Innovative Next-Generation Diagnostics Systems

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the introduction of Alinity™, its harmonized family of next-generation systems across immunoassay,...


Jul 20, 2016, 07:45 ET Abbott Reports Second-Quarter 2016 Results

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. - Second-quarter worldwide sales of...


Jul 15, 2016, 12:49 ET FDA Approves the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lenses, the First and Only Extended Depth of Focus Lenses for People with Cataracts

 Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lenses for the...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:22 ET FDA approves Abbott's Absorb™ bioresorbable stent, the only fully dissolving heart stent

Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's Absorb bioresorbable heart stent, making the...


Jun 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Second-Quarter Earnings

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its second-quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, before the market opens.  The...


Jun 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Announces Positive Results from Groundbreaking Study of FreeStyle® Libre System for People with Type 1 Diabetes

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the results of the IMPACT clinical trial, which demonstrated that the FreeStyle® Libre system met its...


May 10, 2016, 12:41 ET New Curate™ Kids Combines Wholesome Ingredients and Kid-Friendly Flavors to Help Parents Win Snack-time

Parents know that kids need good nutrition to be their healthiest and grow to their full potential but when you're constantly on the go, it can be...


May 09, 2016, 08:00 ET A Clever Way to Add Nutrition to Your Toddler's Favorite Foods: Go & Grow by Similac® Food Mix-Ins™

Eating a balanced, nutritious diet is the foundation for healthy growth, and ideally, every toddler would happily gobble up nutrient-rich foods...


May 08, 2016, 15:30 ET Abbott Announces Positive Results from Pivotal Study of Tecnis® Symfony IOL for Cataract Surgery

 Today Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced that its pivotal clinical trial of the company's Tecnis® Symfony 1-Piece Acrylic Intraocular Lens...


May 04, 2016, 16:00 ET Abbott to Present at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the Deutsche Bank 41st Annual Health Care Conference on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Tom Freyman, executive vice...


May 04, 2016, 09:00 ET America's Health Check-up: AARP and Abbott Survey Finds Half of Adults 50-Plus Wish They Had More Strength and Energy to Enjoy Daily Activities

 While Americans are redefining what it means to age well and stay healthy, many adults 50 and over are still feeling the effects of aging....