Healthcare company Abbott launches new campaign to urge Americans to take control and do the ‘heart thing’

The diagnosis of heart failure means that the heart is not pumping as well as it should, and the number of people with the condition is expected to increase 46% by 2030. A review of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data indicates that heart failure deaths are especially evident in middle-aged and younger adults. And with more than 6 million Americans living with the condition, every 2 in 5 Americans are either affected by heart failure or personally know someone who is. With these alarming trends in…

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Abbott and “Malaria No More” Work Together to End Malaria in Odisha, India

Abbott has announced that it is supporting a partnership between the government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha and Malaria No More, providing technology, expertise and funding support to advance efforts to end malaria in the state.  The partnership builds on Odisha’s success in significantly driving down malaria cases and deaths in the last year. With a population of nearly 42 million people, Odisha accounted for about 40 percent of India’s malaria burden and one-third of Southeast Asia’s malaria burden in 2016.1 In support of India’s 2015 commitment to be malaria-free…

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