Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Third-Quarter Earnings

           Abbott Hosts Conference Call for Third-Quarter Earnings

PR Newswire

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 25, 2013

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will
announce its third-quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013,
before the market opens.

The announcement will be followed by a live webcast of the earnings conference
call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern), and will be accessible through
Abbott's Investor Relations Web site at www.abbottinvestor.com. An archived
edition of the call will be available after 11 a.m. Central time.

About Abbott
Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the
development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare.
With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical
devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves
people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people.

Visit Abbott at www.abbott.com and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews.

SOURCE Abbott

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