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

Brockton firm gets state OK to grow medical marijuana

By , Globe Staff

It will be the third company since December to receive state approval for growing marijuana.

Mass. opioid deaths topped 1,000 in 2014

By , Globe Staff

Stories and data shared suggest every corner of the state is contending with the crisis in abuse of opioids.

Call to spare Tsarnaev from death penalty sparks mixed reactions

By , and , Globe Staff

Kevin Corcoran said he was concerned that if Tsarnaev lives, he could communicate and possibly influence someone.

Northeastern professor named state’s elder affairs head

By , Globe Staff

Alice Bonner, known nationally and in Mass. for her work with older Americans, will start her new position June 1.