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About Abbott and the Abbott Fund

The Abbott Fund is a philanthropic foundation established by Abbott in 1951. The Abbott Fund's mission is to create healthier global communities by investing in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to health care and strengthen communities worldwide. For more information, visit www.abbottfund.org.

Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's website at www.abbott.com.

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    08-24-22

    Monkeypox Questions, Answered by an Expert

    As the monkeypox virus has spread around the globe beyond the western and central African countries it typically has been found, people are wondering: How does it spread? What exactly is it? What are the symptoms? Do we have a vaccine?
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    08-23-22

    Real Madrid Gives Summer School a Kick

    How do you get kids excited about making healthy choices?
    Making Research Look More Like Its Patients Image

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    08-19-22

    Making Research Look More Like Its Patients

    From the outset of their careers, physicians pledge not to treat "a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being."
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    08-16-22

    Collaboration Continues To Expand Access in Rwanda

    Our work in Rwanda is just one example of how Abbott is fulfilling our purpose of helping people live fuller and healthier lives, and a key focus of our 2030 Sustainability Plan: advancing health equity through partnership.
    HBCUS, Industry Partners Launch Initiative To Diversify and Strengthen Cybersecurity Workforce Image

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    08-02-22

    HBCUS, Industry Partners Launch Initiative To Diversify and Strengthen Cybersecurity Workforce

    To address the urgent cybersecurity talent needs in the U.S., Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering (AMIE) announced a new collaboration to support cybersecurity education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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    08-01-22

    Survey: Telehealth Improves Access to Parkinson's Care

    What if we told you that, in a survey of 41 people living with Parkinson's disease who had undergone a remote audio-visual DBS tele-programming session, 98% reported that telehealth improved their access to healthcare services?
    Abbott Strengthens Its Connected Care Technologies With Latest Neurosphere™ Mypath™ Digital Health App Image

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    05-02-22

    Abbott Strengthens Its Connected Care Technologies With Latest Neurosphere™ Mypath™ Digital Health App

    More than 50 million Americans live with chronic pain.1 SCS and DRG therapy can help address chronic pain by interrupting the pain signals traveling along the spinal cord or the dorsal root ganglia, a cluster of nerves along the spine, before they can reach the brain.
    Women Aren't Cared For Like Men - and It's Killing Them Image

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    04-08-22

    Women Aren't Cared For Like Men - and It's Killing Them

    What happens when the medical caretakers are ill-equipped to care for your personal caretakers? The answer — so far — for the cardiovascular care of women and people of color has not been encouraging.
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    03-30-22

    Abbott and LISC Team Up to Address Diversity and Equity Gaps in the Healthcare Industry Supply Chain

    Abbott and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced a $37.5 million initiative to provide diverse small businesses in healthcare with the tailored growth capital, loans and support they need to compete, grow and create jobs.
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    02-23-22

    Health Tech in 2022

    The traditional healthcare model has become more agile and connected seemingly overnight, just as technology — like Abbott’s COVID-19 rapid tests and FreeStyle Libre system — is empowering people to take ownership of their health like never before.
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