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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

Fitness for elders is key, study finds

By , Globe Staff

Researchers are redoubling efforts to pinpoint the elders most likely to become disabled, and craft simple exercise programs to stem the downward slide.

After Brigham shooting, area facilities revisit security

By and , Globe Staff

Administrators of big city hospitals and doctors in suburban offices were rethinking how to keep harm out of the exam room.

Privacy concerns raised on Mass. medical marijuana e-mails

By , Globe Staff

Patient advocates expressed dismay and data security experts said they were surprised at the state’s handling of patient information.

Patient impact a worry with TV crews in Boston ERs

By , Globe Staff

With crews camped out in three of Boston’s big teaching hospitals, a debate about the privacy rights of patients has emerged.