Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor, Boston magazine

Melissa started her magazine career at Boston 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: Childhood TB Estimated Numbers are Too Low

Numbers are nearly twice what preciously thought.

Study: Docs Can't Agree on Gene Testing

Some oncologists want to offer cancer gene testing, but others don't.

Longwood Medical Group Is Offering Free Dental Care

Mark your calendars for April 5.

Mind Over Matter

Five ways to train your brain.

A Yoga Instructor Is Now Designing Leggings

No Lululemon-esque see-through gaffes here.

Miniluxe Introduces 'Mini' Facials

But without the horrible parts of a facial.

Boston Docs are Studying Chocolate's Health Benefits

More, please.

Shocking Harvard Study: Fried Food Is Bad For You

Blame genetics.

Body By Blo Opening in the Seaport

This is the beauty bar's first (of many) locations in the U.S.

Emerge Spa and Salon on Newbury Street Is Closing

...and 'merging' with G2O Spa + Salon across the street.