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MN parents file lawsuit over DNA collection from newborns

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Jan 242012
 

Dionne Cordell-Whitney reports: Minnesota collects DNA samples from newborn children, then illegally keeps the genetic information and shares it with third parties without informed consent of the parents, parents say in a class action. Lead plaintiffs Nathan and Katrina Anderson […]

Minnesota offers new controls on newborn blood tests

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Jan 102009
 

The Minnesota Department of Health announced new measures Friday designed to address concerns that a program of blood screening for Minnesota newborns could violate patient and family privacy rights. In a key step, the department will propose legislation this year […]

MN court orders new constraints on newborn screening program

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Nov 162011
 

Tony Kennedy reports the latest on controversial newborn screening legislation in Minnesota that has been challenged in the courts: A state health program that takes blood samples from Minnesota newborns to screen for more than 50 diseases and disorders can […]