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Minn. to begin destroying newborn blood samples


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Health Department says it will begin destroying newborn blood samples to comply with a recent court ruling.

A group of parents filed a lawsuit saying state law barred the department from keeping their babies' blood samples as part of the state's Newborn Screening Program. The Minnesota Supreme Court sided with the parents last November.

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