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

New limits put on nursing home ads

By , Globe Staff

Mass. nursing homes now cannot advertise “memory care” services if they have not complied with dementia care requirements.

What’s lymphoma? Understanding Farrell’s diagnosis

By , Globe Staff

The disease that is forcing Red Sox manager John Farrell to take a medical leave is a cancer of the immune system.

Troubled Sunderland care home is focus of inquiry

By , Globe Staff

The state probe at a Synergy Health Centers nursing home follows a suspected medication error involving two patients.

More nursing home scrutiny proposed for sales, closures

By , Globe Staff

Roughly 40,000 residents live in the state’s 400 nursing homes.