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United and Abbott Partner to Make Return to U.S. "Worry Free" For International Travelers With Home-testing Kits

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

Simple Device Helps Address Childhood Malnutrition Challenges Globally

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Strong partnerships are key for building health equity to effectively address health disparities, expand access to resources and remove barriers that prevent people from living healthy lives. And, tackling the global issue of childhood malnutrition, which affects more than 1 in 5 children around the world, is no simple task. 

The Impact of World Changing Technologies

Fast Company has recognized three Abbott technologies as 2021 World Changing Ideas.
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Technology that makes a positive impact in our global communities, when and where it's needed most. That's why we strive to innovate in all of our businesses.

Bringing Breakthrough Tech Where it's Needed Most

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Around the world, COVID-19 has made many a bad situation worse. In doing so, it also showed the world where improvements in care can make the greatest difference.

For underserved and low-income communities facing the pandemic and a corresponding rate of diabetes and pre-diabetes, that's exactly the kind of bad-to-worse scenario that is an opportunity to make a real change.

The Future of Testing and Care: Broader Access

Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.

It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.

Two Abbott Technologies Win Edison Award

Our BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test and FreeStyle Libre 2 both honored among Best New Products.
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Knowledge is power. Especially when it comes to your health. That's why we created products to give people the information they need, when they need it most, to make the best decisions for their health — during a pandemic or not.

Protecting a Healthy Environment for Us All

Protecting the environment is vital to health. We're set on creating a healthy, sustainable future for people and our planet.
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We know that good health is the foundation for everything in life. There are clear connections between healthy people and the health of societies, economies and the planet.

And these connections impact us all. Growing challenges like climate change and air and water pollution endanger communities, and threaten progress to create a healthier world.

Over-the-Counter Rapid COVID-19 Testing, in Your Hands

BinaxNOW Ag is now available over-the-counter, bringing accessible COVID-19 rapid self-testing to the masses.
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Through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've needed answers.

We've filed into long lines, ventured to doctors' offices and urgent care clinics, waited days for results or for home tests to arrive by mail, and postponed gatherings, celebrations and holidays.

Now, those much-needed answers will be in your hands.

Enter: our BinaxNOW COVID-19 Self Test

More in Store for Connected Diabetes Care

Managing diabetes with FreeStyle Libre tech will be easier with partners for insulin delivery, online coaching.
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As we have continued to expand the FreeStyle franchise of diabetes care systems — from testing strips to the first generation FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to the FreeStyle Libre 2 integrated system and our latest next-gen FreeStyle Libre 3, approved for use in Europe — we are also working to expand offerings from leadi

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Our Pandemic Defense Coalition is here to help stop future pandemics in their tracks through global partnership.
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We think it's safe to say, nobody ever wants to endure another pandemic. COVID-19 emphasized the importance of preparedness and containing viral threats before they reach every corner of the world.

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