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.

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Mass. legislators pressed to boost at-home services for elderly

By , Globe Staff

A coalition of advocacy groups will urge state lawmakers Monday to support initiatives they say will bolster the independence of older adults.

The art, and science, behind growing medical marijuana

By , Globe Staff

For dispensaries, it’s never as easy as sticking a few seeds in the ground and watching the plants, and profits, grow.

Gunfire sprays Lowell home; woman struck

By and , Globe Staff

A 38-year-old woman was in critical condition after she was shot early Sunday morning by assailants who were targeting someone else, officials said.

Home care advocates praise Charlie Baker for keeping services

By , Globe Staff

The administration decided to preserve three programs that allow some of the state’s most vulnerable residents to remain in their homes.