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

CycleBar, Formally Known as Spynergy, Is Expanding Nationwide

The original location is in Wellesley.

An MIT Professor Shaved Her Head in the Classroom


Rudy Tanzi Named to TIME's '100 Most Influential People' List

He's an Alzheimer's researcher at Mass General.

Cocobeet Launches a Special Edition Drink for Marathoners

It's called 'Finish Line.'

The Free Fitness Bonanza Begins

The Esplanade Association is the first to announce its lineup.

Study Sheds New Light on Gum Disease and Heart Health

By the Forsyth Institute and Boston University School of Medicine.

The 'Baby Foreskin Facial' Is a Real Thing

And you can find it all over the city.

The Jimmy Fund Is Looking for Submissions for its 'Big Ideas' Contest

In a new Shark Tank-like event.

Coca-Cola, Taco Bell Speaking at 'Wellness' Event in Boston

Not an 'Onion' headline.

Btone Ditching Cycling, Adding Rowing

In its Boston studio.