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Feb 09, 2016, 10:00 ET
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Abbott Introduces New 'Foodie' Inspired Snack Brand: Curate

 As snacks and smaller meals continue to be a big part of daily diets, people continue to look for snacks that are nutritious – made with...

Feb 04, 2016, 07:00 ET
Children in Europe now have access to first-of-its-kind diabetes sensing technology, which eliminates routine finger pricks. Abbott's FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system is now indicated for children and teens with diabetes aged 4-17 years old.

Children in Europe Now Have Access to First-Of-Its-Kind Diabetes Sensing Technology - Eliminates Routine Finger Pricks(i)

Today, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced that it has obtained CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring...

Feb 01, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Abbott to Acquire Alere, Becoming Leader in Point of Care Testing and Significantly Advancing Global Diagnostics Presence

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) announced today a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire Alere, significantly advancing...

Jan 28, 2016, 07:30 ET
Abbott 2015 results at a glance.

Abbott Reports Fourth-Quarter 2015 Results

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015.   - Adjusted diluted EPS...

Jan 18, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Specialized nutrition supplement is associated with a 50 percent lower death rate in patients with heart or lung disease, new study shows

 Results from a new clinical trial show that a specialized oral nutrition supplement was associated with a 50 percent lower death rate in older...

Jan 07, 2016, 09:00 ET
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Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Fourth-Quarter Earnings

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, before the market...

Dec 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Abbott to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

 Abbott will present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Brian Yoor, senior vice president,...

Dec 11, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Abbott and UC San Francisco Discover New Virus is Linked to Hepatitis C

 Abbott and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) published research identifying a newly discovered human virus, known as human...

Dec 11, 2015, 10:18 ET
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Abbott Raising Quarterly Dividend for 44th Straight Year

 The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today increased the company's quarterly dividend to 26 cents per share from 24 cents...

Dec 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
A closer look at tracking and treating malnutrition in the hospital.

Are We Doing Everything We Can For Malnourished Patients?

 "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." It's an expression many people are familiar with, reinforcing the importance of good nutrition for a...

Nov 26, 2015, 13:47 ET

Pesquisa inédita da Abbott revela que 52% dos brasileiros estão felizes atualmente, apenas 10% deles afirmam estar satisfeitos

Você está feliz? Acha que vive em todo o seu potencial? O que te motiva? Família, amor, profissão? Para entender melhor a...

Oct 30, 2015, 12:31 ET

Health is a Marathon, not a Sprint

Well known for its culture, theater, and cuisine, New York is also one of the 25 healthiest cities in the United States. It's this fitness side...

Oct 29, 2015, 15:52 ET
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'Science' Says Abbott Is a Top Employer

 The journal Science today recognized Abbott (NYSE: ABT) as a Top 20 Employer.  The global healthcare company ranked No. 14 overall,...

Oct 22, 2015, 08:01 ET

Abbott se une al astro de fútbol Cristiano Ronaldo para inspirar a jóvenes a donar sangre

La sangre es un componente esencial de la vida, sin embargo, muchas personas no piensan en ello hasta que tienen una necesidad crítica....

Oct 22, 2015, 08:01 ET

Abbott se alia à estrela do futebol Cristiano Ronaldo para inspirar os jovens a doar sangue

JUNTE-SE AO MOVIMENTO #BETHE1DONOR PARA DOAR SANGUE E, POSSIVELMENTE, AJUDAR A SALVAR UMA VIDA O sangue é um elemento essencial para a...

Oct 22, 2015, 08:01 ET
Abbott and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo team up for the #BeThe1Donor movement, encouraging young people to become regular, life-long blood donors.

Abbott Teams Up with Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo to Inspire Young People to Donate Blood

JOIN THE MOVEMENT: #BETHE1DONOR TO DONATE BLOOD AND POTENTIALLY HELP SAVE A LIFE  Blood is an essential component for life, but many...

Oct 22, 2015, 08:01 ET

Abbott fait équipe avec la star du football Cristiano Ronaldo pour inciter les jeunes à faire un don de sang

REJOIGNEZ LE MOUVEMENT : #BETHE1DONOR À FAIRE DON DE SANG ET CONTRIBUER À SAUVER UNE VIE Le sang est un élément...

Oct 21, 2015, 20:01 ET

Cristiano Ronaldo é embaixador do movimento mundial para a doação de sangue: #BeThe1Donor

- Movimento lançado para inspirar jovens em todo mundo para a doação regular de sangue e ajudar potencialmente a salvar uma...

Oct 21, 2015, 19:59 ET

Abbott colabora con la estrella del fútbol Cristiano Ronaldo para alentar a los jóvenes a donar sangre

ÚNATE AL MOVIMIENTO: #BETHE1DONOR PARA DONAR SANGRE Y CONTRIBUIR A SALVAR UNA VIDA La sangre es un componente fundamental para la...

Oct 21, 2015, 19:56 ET

Abbott Teams, con la star del calcio Cristiano Ronaldo, uniti per stimolare i giovani a donare sangue

ADERISCI AL MOVIMENTO #BETHE1DONOR PER DONARE SANGUE E FORSE SALVARE UNA VITA Il sangue è una componente essenziale della vita, ma...