The Empowered Doctor site has written a story about the impact of the budget sequester on cancer patients as well as on the health facilities who treat them. To read the story click here.

For those of you who live outside of the U.S. and may not be familiar with this issue, you can read about it here.

I you don’t like what’s going on, I encourage you to contact your U.S. Senators and Representatives, if you haven’t already done so.

In the mean time, I would like to express appreciation for all of the wonderful bloggers out there who are respectful in expressing their beliefs and engage respectfully is disagreements. We have to be able to work with each other. Call it a grass roots campaign for respectful interaction, flexibility, and reason.

I know, it’s not as catchy as the “Tea Party” but we could use a little less flash and a little more boring substance. Plus, I couldn’t think of a funny name. I will leave that Jon Stewart and his writing team.