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Liz Szabo

Washington, Washington, D.C.
Senior Correspondent — Kaiser Health News
Covers:  mental health, public health, investigative reporting, heart disease, infectious disease, women's health, pediatrics, cancer, vaccines, aids
Senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News. I write enterprise stories about acute care -- ie, cancer, heart disease, etc. -- especially related to aging.

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Compression Garments Can Ease Lymphedema. Covering Costs? Not So Easy.  via @khnews
Enthusiasm for 3D has sparked a medical technology arms race, with hospitals and radiology practices competing to offer the newest equipment. Hospitals are afraid of looking less advanced than the competition. 
Questions about 3D mammograms? Join reporter @LizSzabo for a live Twitter chat 1 to 2 p.m. ET Oct. 25. Use hash tag #3Dchat. 
Marketing 3D mammograms: Virtually everyone knows about mammograms, and many women feel obliged to get them, research shows, viewing it irresponsible to skip a screening. “It’s a ready-made market,” said Fran Visco, a breast cancer survivor. 
“I don’t see any entity here that’s actually protecting women. Everyone has a different stake in all this, and it all seems to be tied to financial gain.” #3Dchat 
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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email. I have no time for phone calls.

When's the best time to pitch you?

On email.