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BD to Present at Investor Healthcare Conferences

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

BD to Present at Investor Healthcare Conferences08:45 EDT Wednesday, May 05, 2010FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the following investor healthcare conferences in May:Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2010 Healthcare ConferenceMay 12, 20109:20 a.m. EDT2010 Citi Global Healthcare ConferenceMay 27, 20109:00 a.m. EDTA live webcast of BD's presentations can be accessed from the BD corporate website at www.bd.com/investors. �They will be available for replay for a period of seven days.BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. �The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. �BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. �BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. �Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 29,000 associates in more than 50 countries throughout the world. �The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public. �For more information, please visit www.bd.com.Contact:Sherry L. Bertner, Investor Relations ? 201-847-5453Colleen T. White, Corporate Communications ? 201-847-5369SOURCE BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)For further information: Sherry L. Bertner, Investor Relations, +1-201-847-5453, or Colleen T. White, Corporate Communications, +1-201-847-5369