Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor, Boston magazine

Melissa started as the 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

Study: Decline in Daily Functioning Is Related to Decreased Brain Activity

Researchers are studying early stage Alzheimer's patients.

This Newburyport Doctor Is the Worst

The worst.

There's New Hope for an HIV Vaccine

Researchers from Boston University and Duke University are teaming up.

There's Free Healthy Cooking Classes for Kids in Dorchester

The Boys & Girls Club is hosting the week-long event.

More Reasons to Order the Venti

Caffeine intake was associated with a lower incidence of tinnitus.

TIME Names Boston the Ninth Healthiest Place to Live in America

Only two East Coast cities made the list.

There's a New Barre in the 'Burbs

Create a six pack instead of drinking one.

Chef Ana Sortun Created Make-At-Home Kits

Infuse exotic spices into your home-cooked meal.

Stroller Fitness Is Coming to Bunker Hill

The colonists would be proud.

Massachusetts Set To Restrict Indoor Tanning for Teens