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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Study finds brain changes in young marijuana users

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

Occasional use by young adults shows abnormalities in two key areas of the brain, according to a new study.

A year since Marathon attacks, many of wounded struggle

By Kay Lazar and Sarah Schweitzer , Globe Staff

What remains for many of the victims are relentless injuries nobody sees.

Plan would keep beaches open

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

A proposal from health regulators aims to close beaches less often because of contamination fears.

Cannabis firm says theft led to firings

By Kay Lazar , Globe Staff

Leaders of a dispensary company in Mass. deny allegations that they defrauded two women out of their Arizona marijuana company last year.