Jay Root of the Associated Press reports:
Texas health authorities will destroy as many as four million blood samples taken from babies without parental consent and stored indefinitely for scientific research.
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced Tuesday it would destroy the samples after settling a federal lawsuit filed by the Texas Civil Rights Project. The project, acting on behalf of five plaintiffs, had sued the Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas A&M University.
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