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

Auditing the State of Health

Good news: We passed. Sort of.

Boston Children's to Lead Rare Genetic Syndrome Study

The project will include 10 institutions from around the country.

Giant Salt-Laden Bathtubs Are Coming to Somerville

It's wellness therapy---seriously.

Barre3 Is Opening in Needham

The national chain offers in-studio and online classes.

Study Finds Colonoscopies Are Overused

And people everywhere start to cheer.

Time of Day Affects When a Physician Will Prescribe Certain Medications

Doctors get tired, too.

Harvard School of Public Health Receives $24 Million

To establish the 'Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic Research.'

14 Amazing Places To See Fall Foliage


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Awarded $20 Million

By the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

MIT Wants to Estimate Risk of Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury

And it's working.