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2009-12-02 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund were honored with the 2009 Corporate Citizenship Award for International Community Service at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC)'s 10th annual awards dinner.

2009-10-20 13:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CARE is pleased to announce that Dr.

2009-07-30 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a hearing today of the U.S.

2009-05-16 16:28:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The opening ceremony of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial was held tonight in Haiti, kicking off over 1,000 Candlelight events in more than 100 countries as part of the world's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS grassroots mobilization event.

2009-02-23 06:01:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In 2008, Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) employee giving in the United States set new company records both in terms of number of participating employees and total dollar contributions, despite difficult economic times.

2008-09-11 09:00:48

To celebrate the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month and to recognize those in the Hispanic/Latino American population who have, or are at risk for, diabetes, the American Diabetes Association, through a grant from the Abbott Fund, is introducing its new Adult Prevention Toolkit designed specifically for community-based and faith-based organizations in Hispanic/Latino communities.

2008-08-29 15:00:53

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Abbott Fund joined representatives from the U.S. government, Baylor College of Medicine, the government of Tanzania and other partners today at a U.S.

2008-08-07 18:01:53

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott presented pivotal data at the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) in Mexico City today showing that its investigational Norvir(R) (ritonavir) tablet and the current soft-gelatin capsule provide similar levels of drug in the blood.


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