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Exergen Corporation Named Best Pediatrician-Recommended Thermometer in The Bump Best of Baby 2015 Product Awards

WATERTOWN, Mass., March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bump, a leading multiplatform and parenting brand, chose the Exergen TemporalScanner™ as the best pediatrician-recommended thermometer in its Best of Baby 2015 awards. The Bump editors reviewed hundreds of products to find baby and maternity gear that excel in design, safety, value, functionality, time-saving, problem solving or innovation. Exergen is the market leader and preferred choice of pediatricians and nurses in the United States, supported by more than 50 peer-reviewed published studies.

"One of our goals has always been to make moms' lives easier, while assuring them with scientific research that our thermometer gives them an accurate reading every time," Dr. Frank Pompei, CEO of Exergen Corporation. "We are honored to be recognized by The Bump for equipping moms with the same thermometry technology used in hospitals, clinics and pediatricians' offices across the country."

The Bump editors were impressed that Exergen is the brand that most doctors use in their own offices and that mothers use the TemporalScanner™ to avoid invasive ear, mouth or butt readings. They also bestowed the honor because the thermometer takes 1,000 readings per second and chooses the most accurate.

"First-time parents are tasked with making monumental decisions when choosing the best and safest products for their baby," said Rebecca Dolgin, editor in chief of TheBump.com. "Our annual Best of Baby awards have done all the work by reviewing and choosing the best of the best so parents can cut down on the guesswork and feel confident when deciding which products and gear to buy or add to their baby registry."

ABOUT EXERGEN CORPORATION

Exergen markets two models of the TemporalScanner thermometer: a professional version for doctors' offices and hospitals, and a consumer model sold in major retailers nationwide. More than one billion temperatures are taken each year with the TemporalScanner. It is used in thousands of hospitals, clinics and pediatricians' offices across the country, as well as in millions of homes. It is the #1 preference of pediatricians in the US and #1 selling retail thermometer. The Exergen TemporalScanner's performance is supported by more than 50 peer-reviewed published studies covering all ages from preterm infants to geriatrics and all care areas from hospitals to homes. For additional information, visit www.exergen.com.

ABOUT THE BUMP

The Bump is the only multiplatform resource giving parents the inside scoop on fertility, pregnancy and new parenthood, reaching millions of moms and dads each year through TheBump.com, The Bump Pregnancy and The Bump Baby apps, and The Bump local guide. The Bump editorial team, "born" from The Knot, provides new parents stage-by-stage advice, stylish ideas, local resources, interactive tools and a savvy online community obsessed with knowing about everything baby. The Bump is a part of XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO), the premier consumer Internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. Follow The Bump on Facebook.com/TheBump and @thebump on Twitter and Instagram.

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Source:Exergen Corporation