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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

Advocates, Governor Baker clash on nursing home pay hikes

By , Globe Staff

They were counting on a new state law aimed at boosting their wages, but the Baker administration interpreted the law differently.

Lowest-paid nursing home workers left out of pay raise plan

By , Globe Staff

That possibility has infuriated the workers’ union, which fought to secure money in this year’s state budget for the raises.

State warns of West Nile virus risk

By , Globe Staff

State health officials said residents in several towns in Norfolk, Middlesex, and Suffolk counties are a high risk for infection.

Suffolk County man is hospitalized with West Nile virus

By , Globe Staff

The man in his 70s is the third person diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease in Massachusetts this year.