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

Mass General Is Evaluating a Possible Ebola Case

According to a statement released Tuesday evening.

Reebok Is Teaming Up With the UFC

For a long-term partnership.

Eating Breakfast in School Linked to Better Participation

According to a study by Tufts University.

Southie Gets a New Barre Studio

Simply Barre is now open by the Broadway T stop.

A Former Boston University Professor Received a Double Arm Transplant

At Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Holiday Food Safety Tips for Pet Owners

A vet gives his picks for the worst foods for pets.

A Local Fitness Instructor Launched a Workout Leggings Line

It's like 'Spanx for your butt.'

Fitness on Demand

Local trainers are now making it easy to work out at home.

A Day in the Medical Life

We supplied a Nike FuelBand fitness tracker to five healthcare workers and asked each participant to track his or her stats.

A Boston Doctor Vs. Ebola

Nahid Bhadelia is treating patients with the disease in Sierra Leone.