Newborn screening bill pits medical groups against privacy rights advocates

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t?

The controversial newborn blood screening program in Minnesota that I’ve mentioned before on this blog is back in the news – this time for a case where a parent wanted to access her deceased daughter’s blood screen records, only to find it had been destroyed the day before – after Minnesota changed its laws in response to privacy concerns. The Post-Bulletin has the story.

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