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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State orders nursing homes to stock overdose-reversing drug, better train staff

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Regulators sent out letters in recent weeks noting the “widespread use of opioids” for pain relief in the facilities.

Boston, Colo. officials talk marijuana worries

By , Globe Staff

With recreational marijuana set to become legal next month, concerns about the drug’s effect on a wide swath of life have gained urgency.

Owner of Framingham pharmacy that sickened hundreds gets probation

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Carla Conigliaro and her husband pleaded guilty to illegally withdrawing thousands of dollars from their personal bank accounts as authorities linked their company to a deadly meningitis outbreak.

New questions about company involved in fatal trench collapse

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Weeks before a fatal water main break, Atlantic Drain Service had been told it would not receive permits for new work in Boston until it got its house in order.