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Newborn Blood Samples

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Minn. House Passes Newborn-Blood Sample Bill

The Minnesota House has passed a bill allowing the state to keep newborn blood samples indefinitely unless a parent refuses. The legislation approved 69-58 on Thursday returns to the Senate because the House version differs due to an amendment banning sale of the samples and related test results and data.

05/01/2014

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House Approves Revamp Of Newborn Screening Consent

The Minnesota House has approved a new approach to parental consent for newborn blood samples used to test for genetic and congenital disorders.

05/03/2012

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