With another earnings season upon us, the Fool's health-care team is busy making sure investors know what to expect from their favorite companies this quarter, while also maintaining a focus on the long term.

In this video segment, health-care bureau chief Brenton Flynn discusses the upcoming earnings report from Abbott LabsĀ (NYSE:ABT) and AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV). As Brenton notes, this is the last time that investors will see combined results from these now-separate companies.

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