Without Consent

Indiana says that over the past two decades it has been storing samples from newborns, potentially for use in medical research, without the consent of the children's parents, according to the Associated Press.

Between 1991 and June 2013, Indiana's Department of Health says, blood samples from around 2.3 million children were collected and stored without parental consent. Those samples have not been used in research programs yet, but what should happen to them now is up in the air.

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