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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

Woman fights medical marijuana firing

By , Globe Staff

She had told her future boss about her use. But when she tested positive on a drug test, she was terminated.

Call for retrial in 1971 murder pivots on DNA

By , Globe Staff

Robert Breest’s lawyers say that DNA results support their client’s claims that he didn’t murder a New Hampshire teenager.

State overhauls rules for medical marijuana outlets

By , Globe Staff

Regulators said the revamped licensing strips away the subjectivity and secrecy that had tainted the system.

Mass. health regulators lag on nursing home scrutiny

By , Globe Staff

Regulators still lack a timetable to improve scrutiny of nursing home sales and closings, as required by lawmakers.