Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor

Melissa started as an associate editor at Boston in September 2012, before being promoted to Health Editor in February 2014, where she writes, edits, and assigns all health/fitness/wellness copy for and the print magazine. 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

New Discovery Explains Why Antacid Use Can Lead To Bone Fractures

From the Cambridge-based Forsyth Institute.

Pesticides Linked to Poor Semen Quality

According to a new Harvard study.

Video: 100 Years of Fitness in 100 Seconds

Spandex not included.

Nine Items of Clothing Called 'Boston' For No Apparent Reason

Let's hope Kanye has better ideas.

The Krafts Are Getting into the Skin Care Business

They need soft hands for all that bling.

How Do You Get Schools To Create Healthier Meals?

Bring in a professional chef.

On the Run

Run (or watch) the marathon in style with these fresh kicks.

This is New Balance's 2015 'Boston' Shoe

Run fastah.

Two Brand-New Free Fitness Classes Are Launching Soon

Bathing suit season is nigh.

MS Cycle for a Cure Hits Boston Next Weekend

At Flywheel in the Pru.