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.

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14 executives, staff charged in tainted drug case

By and , Globe Staff

The shuttered New England Compounding Center has been blamed for drugs that killed dozens in a 2012 meningitis outbreak.

Audit finds flaws in MassHealth spending

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

The findings reflect “serious weaknesses” in the agency’s claims processing system, state auditor Suzanne Bump said.

New rules to protect elderly opposed

By , Globe Staff

A push to strengthen protections for elderly residents of assisted living facilities may instead end up limiting their choices, industry leaders said.

Medical errors in Mass. still common, study finds

By , Globe Staff

Nearly one-quarter of residents say they, or someone close to them, experienced a mistake during the past five years.