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Court backs families in handling of newborn blood

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health has improperly retained and distributed for research tens of thousands of blood samples left over from the state's newborn screening program since 1997, without the written consent of parents, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.


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