Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor, Boston magazine

Melissa started as the associate digital/health editor at Boston in September 2012. But this is her second time around the office. She first started her magazine career here 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

Need to Find a Shrink in Boston?

Good luck with that.

Clover Acquires a Bounty of Pawpaws

The rare, tropical-like fruit actually grows in Massachusetts.

Salem Begins a New Kind of Witch Hunt

On cigarette butts.

Mass General and MIT Are Teaming Up

To address challenges in clinical medicine.

Five Takeaways from the Ann Romney Center Launch

No. 2: Ann Romney is kicking MS's ass.

Ann Romney Seeks to Raise $50 Million for Brigham and Women's

The center will focus on neurologic disease research.

Mayor Marty Walsh Launches 'Troops for Fitness'

Veterans will lead free fitness classes throughout the city.

ABC Is Filming a 'Docu Series' Inside Mass General's ER

The tentative title is 'Golden Hour.'

Ebola Scare Hits Boston

Hopefully this is not the first of many.

Auditing the State of Health

Good news: We passed. Sort of.