High court rules for families in newborn blood handling case

Parents are right to question what happens to blood samples taken from newborn babies. That’s the direction from the Minnesota Supreme Court that ruled in favor of families suing over the state Department of Health.
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Parents are right to question what happens to blood samples taken from newborn babies. That’s the direction from the Minnesota Supreme Court that ruled in favor of families suing over the state Department of Health.

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