Reporter

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

State officials move to tighten oversight of nursing homes

By , Globe Staff

Health regulators will conduct unannounced inspections, and they will impose fines on problem-plagued facilities.

Schools cancel trips to Zika-affected countries

By , Globe Staff

So far, six Boston public schools have had to scrap trips because of the mosquito-borne virus.

Officials launch scabies probe at nursing home

By , Globe Staff

That same nursing home, the 142-bed Woodbriar Health Center, was already under scrutiny after a patient was dropped Christmas Day.

Nursing homes pledge to boost worker pay

By , Globe Staff

Statewide, aides who work in nursing homes earn a median wage of about $13 an hour.