Henry Schein, Inc. to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning October 2, 2007

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC) of Melville, New York, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on Tuesday, October 2, 2007. Henry Schein, Inc. will replace Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:MXIM).

With a market capitalization of approximately $5.4 billion, Henry Schein, Inc. distributes healthcare products and services, including practice management software, to office-based healthcare practitioner. The company's operations include direct marketing, telesales and field sales.

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          Investor Relations
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