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Kay Lazar

Lazar is a health reporter who focuses on aging, sports medicine, and public health. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Malnourishment among elders undetected in ER

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

Many seniors who go to the emergency room may be suffering from poor nutrition. Now researchers are wondering what to do about it.

Elder advocates raise concerns on assisted living

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

The state agency charged with overseeing 224 residences is ill-equipped to protect increasingly frail residents, advocates say.

Medical marijuana license winner’s record is uncertain

By Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff

A company that was awarded a medical marijuana dispensary license in Lowell appears to have overstated operations at dispensaries it owns elsewhere.

New Bedford

New Bedford plans ground spraying to control mosquitoes

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

Insects infected with Eastern equine encephalitis were discovered in the northwest section of the city.