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

Harvard Medical School to be 'Coordinating Center' for Rare Diseases Initiative

Six centers across the nation received $7 million in grants each.

The Public Health Commission Wants You to be 'Sugar Smaht'

The new campaign aims to get residents to ditch the sugary drinks.

Helping Addicts Seek Treatment Post-Hospital Stay Reduces Relapse

According to a new study.

Is Silk the Next Big Thing in Skin Care?

Medford-based Silk Therapeutics hopes so.

Lexington Company Wants to Make Sure Your Food Is Safe

Safe Food Scientific created a biosensor for meat.

Pilates Is Coming to Bunker Hill

Thanks Patriots!

When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

After losing his son in a tragic accident, the official psychologist of the Boston Marathon tries to heal through running.

A Fitness Model Is Opening a Personal Training Studio

On Newbury Street.

Having a Baby Naturally After 30 Could Mean You'll Live Longer

According to a new study.

Music and Yoga Festival Headed to Boston

It's two hours of yoga (optional) followed by a multi-band concert.