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BD to Present at Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

BD to Present at Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference10:46 EDT Wednesday, June 09, 2010FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, �June 15, 2010 at 10:55 a.m. EDTA live webcast of BD's presentations can be accessed from the BD corporate website at �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 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