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Feb 20, 2015, 10:36 ET

Abbott Declares 365th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

 The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today declared a quarterly common dividend of 24 cents per share. This marks the 365th...

Feb 19, 2015, 22:45 ET
Chris Miller, divisional vice president, global brand strategy and innovation at Abbott, announced the start of the newly renamed race series - Abbott World Marathon Majors - on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Tokyo, alongside Tad Hayano, race director of the Tokyo Marathon, Tiki Gelana, 2012 London Olympic marathon gold medalist, and Tsegaye Kebede, 2013 Virgin Money London Marathon winner (L-R) [Tiki Gelana, Tad Hayano, Chris Miller, Tsegaye Kebede]. Find out more at www.abbott.com (Wheelhouse Media/AP Images for Abbott) (PRNewsFoto/Abbott World Marathon Majors)

Abbott World Marathon Majors Unveils New Race Series Format To Debut At Tokyo Marathon

The ninth running of the Tokyo Marathon on Feb. 22, 2015, marks the official start of Abbott's title sponsorship of the Abbott World Marathon...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott to Present at Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Scott White, senior vice...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott to Present at Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Thomas C. Freyman, executive vice...

Jan 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
The new TECNIS(R) Multifocal IOLs provide people with cataracts options to customize their treatment based on their personal vision needs and lifestyle.

Abbott Launches New Options for People with Cataracts in the United States

 Two new intraocular lenses (IOLs) that restore vision to people with cataracts are now available in the United States. The new TECNIS®...

Jan 29, 2015, 07:45 ET

Abbott Reports Fourth-Quarter 2014 Results

Abbott today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. - Diluted EPS, excluding specified items, was $0.71 in...

Jan 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott Announces Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for CFR International SpA 5.125% Senior Notes due 2022

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the results of the tender offer and related consent solicitation commenced by its wholly-owned subsidiary,...

Jan 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Earnings

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, before the market...

Dec 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Abbott Announces Early Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for CFR International SpA 5.125% Senior Notes due 2022

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today reported early results for the tender offer and related consent solicitation commenced by its wholly-owned...

Dec 22, 2014, 16:30 ET

Abbott Completes Acquisition of Topera, Inc.

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Topera, Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Abbott to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Thomas C. Freyman,...

Dec 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

Abbott Commences Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for CFR International SpA 5.125% Senior Notes due 2022

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Abbott Laboratories (Chile) Holdco (Dos) SpA, a Chilean corporation ("ALH"),...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:18 ET

Abbott Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend

 The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today increased the company's quarterly common dividend to $0.24 per share from $0.22 per...

Dec 12, 2014, 00:00 ET

Abbott Completes Acquisition of Veropharm

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has acquired control of Veropharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer. Abbott has had a...

Dec 11, 2014, 03:00 ET

Abbotts wegweisende Plattform für die Diagnostik von Infektionskrankheiten, IRIDICA, jetzt auch in Europa

-  IRIDICA hat das Potenzial, die Art und Weise zu ändern, wie Pathogene, die schwere Infektionen wie Sepsis und Pneumonie auslösen,...

Dec 11, 2014, 03:00 ET

IRIDICA, la plataforma de pruebas pionera de Abbott para enfermedades infecciosas, ya está disponible en Europa

- IRIDICA puede cambiar la forma de detectar e identificar las causas de infecciones graves como la sepsis y la neumonía - Puede...

Dec 11, 2014, 03:00 ET

La plate-forme d'Abbott, IRIDICA, pionnière en matière d'analyses des maladies infectieuses désormais disponible en Europe

- IRIDICA est capable de changer la façon de détecter et d'identifier les causes d'infections graves, comme la septicémie et la...

Dec 11, 2014, 03:00 ET
Abbott’s pioneering, infectious disease testing platform, IRIDICA, is now available in Europe and other CE-Mark recognized countries.

Abbott's Pioneering, Infectious Disease Testing Platform, IRIDICA, Now Available in Europe

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced its innovative diagnostic platform, known as IRIDICA, is now available in Europe and other CE-Mark...

Dec 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

Impact of Malnutrition in U.S. at $157 Billion Annually

 Even in food-abundant industrialized countries like the U.S., an alarming number of people, particularly seniors, are in a state of...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:00 ET
Better nutrition can improve the quality of life

People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Who Received Nutrition Treatment in the Hospital Had Better Health Outcomes

People aged 65 and older, who were being treated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the hospital and received nutrition treatment...