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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

Home care advocates praise Charlie Baker for keeping services

By , Globe Staff

The administration decided to preserve three programs that allow some of the state’s most vulnerable residents to remain in their homes.

Boston hospitals battle to get patients out, staff in

By , Globe Staff

Boston hospital administrators labored to keep their doors open, hobbled by a stranded workforce and patients unable to get home.

Unrelenting snowfall darkening our moods

By and , Globe Staff

From commuting odysseys to back-wrenching shoveling, this winter is wrecking the region’s collective psyche.

Dementia care lacks oversight in Mass., data show

By , Globe Staff

Mass. regulators appear to be falling short in ensuring that nursing homes follow rules designed to improve care for dementia patients.