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Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott's First-of-its-Kind Blood Test to Aid in Detecting Early Pregnancy Could Help Doctors Make Faster Treatment Decisions for Women

Women account for nearly 60 percent of visits to emergency departments (ED) in the United States.1 In emergency situations, it is critical for...

Apr 22, 2015, 07:45 ET

Abbott Reports First-Quarter 2015 Results

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. - First-quarter worldwide sales...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
Abbott has developed solutions for people who are looking for more affordable diabetes testing supplies. For more information, visit www.myfreestyle.com

New Blood Glucose Meter Provides People with Diabetes an Accurate, Affordable Solution for Glucose Testing-Without Insurance Copays

 The cost of insurance premiums and employee medical claims continues to rise in the United States, which is especially challenging for people...

Apr 14, 2015, 09:00 ET
"Collaborating with Sekisui broadens our offerings within hematology, providing an important component needed to improve care for people around the world." JAIME CONTRERAS,  SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS, DIAGNOSTICS, ABBOTT

Abbott and Sekisui Collaborate to Offer Coagulation Testing for Laboratories Worldwide

 Today, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Sekisui announce an agreement to offer coagulation testing solutions for laboratories worldwide....

Apr 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

Boston Athletic Association And Abbott Announce Multiple-Year Sponsorship Of The Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a robust sponsorship agreement with global healthcare company...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

First-of-its-Kind Diabetes Technology Revolutionizes How Glucose Data is Collected and Analyzed for People in India

 India has the third highest population of obesity, trailing only the United States and China.[1]  Nutrition, lifestyle and demographic...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott Hosts Conference Call for First-Quarter Earnings

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its first-quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, before the market opens. The...

Mar 15, 2015, 14:00 ET

Abbott's MitraClip® System Shown to Mend Hearts and Improve Lives in People in the United States

About three years ago, Betty Vaughn of Golden Valley, Minn., started to feel light-headed, fatigued and out of breath when she walked up and down...

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"),...