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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

Troubled Brockton nursing home allowed to accept patients again

By , Globe Staff

Regulators stopped admissions at Braemoor Health Center following the deaths of two patients and the discovery of a litany of problems.

Boston University hockey legend Jack Parker faces formidable fear

By , Globe Staff

As the population ages, researchers are realizing they have long under-estimated the reach of hidden anxieties among older adults.

Tepid registration to track prescription abuse prompts urgent call

By , Globe Staff

Most state health care providers haven’t registered to use on online drug-tracking program aimed at curbing opioid abuse.

First West Nile virus infection this year is seen in Mass.

By , Globe Staff

A woman from Middlesex County in her 70s is hospitalized with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.