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

‘Bugs’ on the subway: Microbes aplenty hitch a ride, but don’t worry

By , Globe Staff

It turns out that the germs you come across on the MBTA aren’t any worse than those in a hand shake.

A ray of light in dementia’s long shadow

By , Globe Staff

An unusual effort aims to ease the stress, depression, and isolation among families who care for a someone with dementia.

Preventing Zika: Boston health officials target pregnant women

By , Globe Staff

“Zika kits” will be handed out to pregnant women who are likely to travel to countries where the virus has been reported.

Spaulding Rehab Network plans to close 2 nursing homes

By and , Globe Staff

Spaulding wants to close facilities in the North End and West Roxbury and move their services to a new location in Brighton.