SOURCE: American Scientific Resources

October 17, 2007 08:30 ET

American Scientific Resources Announces Walgreens to Be the Exclusive Retailer of Kidz-Med Thermofocus® Thermometers

Now Available in Stores Nationwide

NEW PALTZ, NY--(Marketwire - October 17, 2007) - Dr. Christopher Tirotta, CEO of American Scientific Resources, Inc., today announced that Walgreens drug store is the exclusive retailer of Kidz-Med Thermofocus® non-contact thermometers. American Scientific Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ASFX) is the holding company for the wholly owned subsidiaries Kidz-Med, Inc. and Heart Smart, Inc.

Thermofocus® thermometers will arrive in all of Walgreens' more than 6,000 stores in 48 states and Puerto Rico this week. The Thermofocus® will also be featured in Walgreens' advertising circulars.

"We're delighted that Walgreens stores will be carrying our Kidz-Med Thermofocus® thermometers," stated Dr. Tirotta. "Kidz-Med, Inc. has the exclusive right to distribute Thermofocus® in the U.S. and, with more than 6,000 stores nationwide, Walgreens will provide broad exposure for Thermofocus®. The Walgreens order is a powerful validation of the value of this ingenious new device to the American consumer."

The revolutionary Thermofocus® non-contact clinical thermometer uses a completely safe and advanced infrared technology to take a trauma-free temperature reading in a second without ever touching a child or patient. Thermofocus®, which is as accurate as a rectal thermometer, gives readings of core body temperature, babies' bottle, bath water, food and nursery room temperatures all with one device and in an instant.

About American Scientific Resources, Inc.

American Scientific Resources is a leader in providing next-generation medical products and healthcare supplements sourced from around the globe. Products are distributed primarily through leading retail drug chains, nationwide medical suppliers, infomercials, and on-line sites. The company is comprised of two core operating subsidiaries: Kidz-Med, Inc. distributes a leading line of medical and medicine delivery devices for children and sensitive adults; Heart Smart System, Inc. is a line of patented nutraceutical supplements developed for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Additional information about American Scientific may be found at Investor data may be obtained at

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