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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

Heroin, opioid overdoses killed more than 1,000 in 2014

By , Globe Staff

Figures released Tuesday provide the sharpest portrait yet of an epidemic that has devastated families across Mass.

Call to spare Tsarnaev from death penalty sparks mixed reactions

By , and , Globe Staff

Kevin Corcoran said he was concerned that if Tsarnaev lives, he could communicate and possibly influence someone.

Northeastern professor named state’s elder affairs head

By , Globe Staff

Alice Bonner, known nationally and in Mass. for her work with older Americans, will start her new position June 1.

State revamps marijuana licensing process

By , Globe Staff

The current process to license medical marijuana dispensaries has “clearly” not worked, the state health commissioner said.