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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...


Jun 09, 2016, 07:57 ET Diasend Collaborates with Abbott to Simplify Diabetes Data Management

  Today, Diasend takes a new innovative leap in its mission to simplify life with diabetes for both patients and health care providers by...


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 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....


Apr 28, 2016, 06:50 ET Abbott to Acquire St. Jude Medical

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced today a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude Medical, creating a...


Apr 26, 2016, 09:30 ET What's the Secret to Living a Full Life? A New Global Survey Reveals Family Comes First

 If you have ever asked yourself, "What makes me feel most fulfilled?" you are not alone. Nearly 2 million people recently answered that...


Apr 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Introduces New Services and Tools to Help Labs Deliver Greater Operational Productivity

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the global launch of AlinIQ, the first in a series of new innovations that Abbott will be bringing to...


Apr 20, 2016, 07:45 ET Abbott Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.   - Adjusted diluted EPS...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:28 ET Abbott Launches EAS® Myoplex® Sports Nutrition Line Designed for Performance

 Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) EAS® Sports Nutrition is helping serious athletes train harder through nine redesigned Myoplex products that deliver...


Apr 04, 2016, 08:00 ET New Research Shows Abbott's High Sensitive Troponin Test First to Measure Impact of Mental Stress on the Heart

 The stresses of life have long been thought to increase a person's risk of heart disease.3 But the question remains how to measure the impact...


Mar 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Abbott Introduces Ensure® Enlive®, Pairing the Latest in Science and Nutrition to Improve Health

People today are living and enjoying life longer– by 2050, the U.S. population over age 65 is projected to almost double to nearly 84...


Mar 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Hosts Conference Call for First-Quarter Earnings

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


Mar 15, 2016, 16:57 ET Abbott's Absorb™, the First Fully Dissolving Heart Stent, Earns Positive Review by FDA Advisory Committee

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that an independent panel of experts convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 9 to 0,...


Mar 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott to Present at Barclays Capital 2016 Global Healthcare Conference

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will present at the Barclays Capital 2016 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, March 17, 2016. Brian Yoor, senior vice...


Mar 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Collaborate to Launch the Nation's Largest, Single-Center Prospective Study on Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year, there are an estimated 2.2 million emergency department visits...


Feb 19, 2016, 09:55 ET Abbott Declares 369th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today declared a quarterly common dividend of 26 cents per share. This marks the 369th consecutive...


Feb 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Abbott Receives Approval in Australia for FreeStyle® Libre--the Revolutionary Glucose Monitoring System for People with Diabetes

 Today, Abbott (NYSE:ABT) announced that it has received approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia for its...