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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Baker will give raises to low-wage nursing home workers

By and , Globe Staff

Thousands of low-wage nursing home workers will be included in a state-mandated pay raise.

Lawmakers approve money to end home care wait list

By , Globe Staff

Thousands of frail, older Massachusetts residents were facing a wait for critical services.

Mass. marijuana doctor should not have lost license, judge says

By , Globe Staff

Canna Care Docs used nurse practitioners to certify patients for marijuana use.

Advocates, Governor Baker clash on nursing home pay hikes

By , Globe Staff

They were counting on a new state law aimed at boosting their wages, but the Baker administration interpreted the law differently.