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Scientists Name Abbott a Top Workplace

Originally Published by Abbott. What do scientists at Abbott do They create tiny, life-saving devices for baby’s hearts, seek out neurons that cause Parkinson’s and develop tests for Zika. They invent wearable sensors that eliminate the need for painful fingerpricks for people with diabetes. They drive breakthroughs in infant formula…

Calling All Girls: Science Needs You

Here’s a pitch for girls everywhere: Want to create life-changing tech Set your sights on Abbott (No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list). It takes commitment at an early age to build successful careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Women make up just 15-25 percent of…

Abbott: 12 Exercises You Can Do at Work

Abbott is No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list (Originally published in Abbott’s Life to the Fullest) Wondering how to live a healthier life Spending more time sitting than you’d like You’re not alone. According to a science advisory from the American Heart Association, the average adult spends…

Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces His Battle with Parkinson's Disease

Civil rights leader, Baptist minister and politician Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. announced on Twitter Friday afternoon his personal struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Jackson, 76, said in a statement that he and his family started noticing changes about three years ago when he found it difficult to do routine tasks….

Humana: Joint Studies Suggest Relationship Between TV Age Bias and Health of Seniors

New research reveals that the most highly rated programs on television feature frequent ageist language and underrepresentation of seniors and explores possible health implications of ageism. These findings were uncovered through an ongoing partnership between health and well-being companyHumana Inc. and the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at University…