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Sequestration may impact local doctor shortage
ALBANY – The impact of the sequestration is being felt far and wide. Head Start programs have been gutted, air traffic control towers have been closed and White House tours have been cancelled. Another area bracing for big cuts, hospitals—particularly, hospitals with medical schools and those that do medical research.
CBS6 has been reporting on the doctor shortage locally for months and cuts as a result the sequester will only make matters worse. In the video above, Jennifer Lewke explains how local hospitals are preparing for funding cuts.