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Cardinal Health Board Of Directors Approves Quarterly Dividend

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Cardinal Health Board Of Directors Approves Quarterly Dividend16:01 EST Wednesday, February 06, 2013DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.275 per common share payable on April 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on April 1, 2013. This is the 114th consecutive regular quarterly dividend.About Cardinal Health Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $108 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices focus on patient care while  reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 60,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #21 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.SOURCE Cardinal HealthFor further information: Media, Debbie Mitchell, +1-614-757-6225, or Investors, Sally Curley, +1-614-757-7115,