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

Police Officers Face a Higher Risk of Cardiac Death

According to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health.

Mark Wahlberg Is Shaving His Head for Charity

After he finishes filming a few movies.

George 'Monk' Foreman to Partner with the Boys & Girls Club

A special kickoff event is Thursday.

Marathon Bombing Victims Report Ongoing Hearing Problems

According to a new study.

A Lot of Firefighters Have Sleep Disorders

According to a new study.

Move for Men's Health at The Handle Bar

Proceeds from Wednesday's rides benefit the Movember Foundation.

Ryan Seacrest Opened a Broadcast Studio at Boston Children's Hospital

At the Longwood location.

Boston Medical Center Receives $21 Million Grant

To study tuberculosis.

A New Juice Bar Is Opening Downtown

Thirst Juice Co. is headed for School Street.

Westminster's Proposed Tobacco Sales Ban Meeting Cut Short

Angry smokers are the worst.