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

At Salem medical marijuana dispensary, a sense of relief

By and Virgie Hoban , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Access to the dispensary — the first in the state — was by appointment only Wednesday.

Salem medical marijuana dispensary to open Wednesday

By , Globe Staff

The dispensary is Massachusetts’ first, coming nearly three years after voters overwhelmingly approved marijuana for medicinal use.

State’s first medical marijuana dispensary to open in Salem

By , Globe Staff

“Patients have waited to access marijuana for medical purposes for far too long,” Baker said in a statement.

End-of-life counsel from doctors seen as lacking

By , Globe Staff

Doctors’ hesitance to recommend hospice care for the dying comes despite Americans routinely saying that they would prefer to die at home.