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Sep 01, 2015, 04:00 ET

Abbott Announces Positive Results of Its Naturally Dissolving Stent from ABSORB Japan Study

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today positive one-year clinical results from ABSORB Japan, a multi-center, randomized trial comparing the...

Aug 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

New Concussion Survey Reveals Majority of Adults are Unable to Recognize Common Concussion Symptoms

 With students heading back to school and the fall sports season approaching, surprising new data from Abbott's Concussion IQ Survey reveals...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

Abbott to Broaden Foundation in Structural Heart Therapies with Two Mitral Valve Transactions

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Tendyne Holdings, Inc., a private medical device company...

Jul 24, 2015, 10:53 ET

Abbott Partners with the 2015 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON to Celebrate the Power of Health

 The organizers of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON today proudly announced a new partnership with the global healthcare company Abbott (NYSE:...

Jul 22, 2015, 07:45 ET
Abbott's 2Q 2015 Earnings Infographic

Abbott Reports Second-Quarter 2015 Results

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. - Second-quarter worldwide sales...

Jul 20, 2015, 09:00 ET
The iDesign System, New 3-D Tool For Personalized LASIK Vision Correction Needs

Abbott's iDesign System Creates 3-D Map of the Eye for Precise, Personalized LASIK Vision Treatment

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval and launch of the iDesign Advanced WaveScan Studio...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Second-Quarter Earnings

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

Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abbott Affirms its Support for Mylan Standalone Strategy and Will Vote its Mylan Shares in Favor of Mylan's Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today confirmed its continued support for Mylan N.V's growth strategy by stating its intent to vote its 14.5...

Jun 12, 2015, 10:28 ET

Abbott Declares 366th 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 366th...

May 19, 2015, 08:00 ET
Abbott Announces CE Mark for New Advancement of Absorb Stent System for People with Heart Disease

Abbott Announces CE Mark for New Advancement of Absorb Stent System for People with Heart Disease

 Abbott announced today that it has received CE Mark for the latest advancement of its Absorb stent system, called Absorb GT1™, which...

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

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 (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...