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

Next Level Fitness Is Opening in the North End

It will be the personal training company's fifth location.

Ground Beef Is Being Recalled From Two Mass. Whole Foods Stores

Check your freezer.

Local Dentist Creates New Kind of 'Energy Drink'

Biba aims to be an alternative to Gatorade and Red Bull.

The 2015 Boston Marathon Field Size Has Been Set

Registration begins September 8.

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.