The road to recovery was not easy for EAS® spokesperson Marcus Lattimore after two horrific knee injuries during his college football career with the University of South Carolina almost destroyed his dream of playing U.S. professional football.
You have a unique gift within you. One that, upon giving, will positively impact another's life. This gift is your blood.
As the world population continues to age, health challenges become more common, particularly with vision.
Abbott recognizes World Thyroid Day, May 25. During this annual event, women worldwide are encouraged to learn about the importance of the thyroid organ, consider medical testing to ensure its proper functioning and know the signs of a thyroid disorder.
Many pet owners don’t realize that cats and dogs can have diabetes. In fact, one in 200 cats and one in 500 dogs are estimated to have Type I or Type II diabetes.
Of the 70 million baby boomers in the United States, 1 in 30 are believed to be infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Today, one in three patients enters the hospital malnourished and more become malnourished during their stay.
May is cystic fibrosis (CF) awareness month. About 70,000 children and adults worldwide suffer from CF.
The new Abbott is strategically positioned to thrive in the future of global healthcare, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Miles D. White told shareholders on April 26, 2013 at the company's annual meeting at its headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois.
April 25 is World Malaria Day. Malaria is an infectious disease carried by mosquitos and is typically seen in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. If left untreated, it can be life-threatening.
DiversityInc has named Abbott as one of the best companies for diversity for the tenth consecutive year.
Abbott was honored recently by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease at its 13th annual Wenger Awards in Washington, D.C., with the Excellence in Corporate Leadership award.
Abbott was once again named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.
While the United States begins to address the impact of healthcare reform, healthcare systems globally face unprecedented challenges, including the economic burdens associated with rising costs, chronic diseases, and caring for aging populations.
To help educate women throughout Latin America about cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) and the need for HPV testing, Abbott Molecular (AM) recently launched a new multilingual website, Mujeres que saben (Women Who Know).
Barron’s, one of the premier investment publications, again named Abbott Chairman and CEO, Miles White to its annual list of 30 best CEOs in the world.
Diabetes is a serious disease that strikes nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States, and a quarter of them – seven million – don’t even know they have the disease.
At the World Congress of Human Reproduction, several leading gynecology and endocrinology experts shared the latest science in important areas of women’s healthcare
President Praises Lifesaving Product, Impact on Economic and Agricultural Development.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, an annual event to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world.
When it comes to getting what they want, kids aren’t shy about asking. That’s why Abbott’s ZonePerfect brand asked kids what they wanted in a nutrition bar and then developed it.
Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? Moreover, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, which is equal to 2,200 deaths per day.
NAFEAbbott was recently named one of the Top 10 Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE).
Flu VaccineWith some doctors calling this the earliest and most active influenza (flu) season in several years, Abbott is doing its part to deliver an effective and safe vaccine to protect the population.
Many fitness enthusiasts have misconceptions about post-workout meals and eight out of 10 feel they are not doing enough to help their bodies recover after exercise.
Available for more than 20 years in nearly 100 countries, Abbott’s Klacid (clarithromycin) is the number one macrolide antibiotic in the world.
As many as 366 million people globally have diabetes, and the condition is growing at a faster rate than the world’s population.
Many people don't realize how much information blood tests taken during a checkup can provide, or how crucial a role they play in helping doctors reach medical diagnoses.