Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor, Boston magazine

Melissa started her magazine career at Boston as a fact-checker in 2005. She also worked as a reporter/fact-checker at ESPN The Magazine and her writing has appeared in Marie Claire, Miami New Times,, and more. Melissa is a Massachusetts native but spent half her life in South Florida. She loves all things Boston and the Florida Gators, and has an argument about how she can love both the Red Sox and the Marlins that will knock your socks off. Her book, She's Got Game was published by St. Martin's Press in 2010. Melissa is also certified to teach Pilates.

Melissa Malamut'S latest stories

Age Is A Lot More Than Just A Number

Especially in Boston, which was named a top city to grow old in.

Running Is More Popular Than Ever

In Boston, 13 percent more people are lacing up than at this time last year.

Marijuana Changes the Brain, Study Says

And not in a good way.

Harvard Is Collecting and Archiving Marathon Medical Mementos

The project is called 'Strong Medicine.'

B.Good Is Getting into the Juicing Craze

Introducing 4 Petal Cold Pressed Juice. (Yum.)

Btone Is Opening A Wellesley Location

The new space opens Saturday, April 12.

Late Season Flu Cases Are Rising

The city has issued a health advisory.

Dana-Farber Receives $1.2 Million Grant

The money was provided by Stand Up To Cancer.

How Celeste Got Her Strength Back

The Marathon bombing survivor is using Pilates to improve her life.

Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs Safely

Kiosks are set up at eleven police stations.