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BD to Present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

BD to Present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference08:30 EST Tuesday, November 22, 2011  FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. EST.A live webcast of BD's presentation can be accessed from the BD corporate website at www.bd.com/investors, and will be available for replay through Tuesday, December 6, 2011.  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: Monique N. Dolecki, Investor Relations +1-201-847-5378  Colleen T. White, Corporate Communications +1-201-847-5369 SOURCE BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)