Abbott to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

            Abbott to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

PR Newswire

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will
present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, Jan.
14, 2014. Thomas C. Freyman, executive vice president, finance and chief
financial officer, will make a formal presentation on the company at noon CST.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible through Abbott's
Investor Relations Web site at www.abbottinvestor.com. An archived edition of
the presentation will be available later that day.

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.

Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's
Web site at www.abbott.com.



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