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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

Robert Breest, imprisoned for four decades, loses his bid for a new trial

By , Globe Staff

Recently analyzed DNA evidence is “not so conclusive to warrant a new trial,” a New Hampshire judge ruled this week.

Group faults Mass. nursing home dementia care

By , Globe Staff

A review found nearly 60 percent of nursing homes mislead the public about the extent of their services.

No reason to limit Synergy, state says

By , Globe Staff

Regulators said they do not have grounds to act against a nursing home chain that has racked up dozens of violations.

Nursing home firm hit with new complaints

By , Globe Staff

Marie Crean’s experience raises questions about the state health department’s oversight of the 414 nursing homes in Mass.