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

Cyc Fitness, an Indoor Cycling Studio, Will Open Inside David Barton Gym

Boston's new name: spin city.

Researchers May Have Found a New Way to Detect Pancreatic Cancer

According to a new study from Dana-Farber.

MIT Chemists Are Using Anthrax to Deliver Cancer Drugs

Yes, anthrax.

Boston's Fitness Power Couples

A couple that sweats together, stays together.

Healthworks Will Open Republic Fitness in December

The new concept will be a premium co-ed club.

Drunk Sleep Is the Worst

A new article highlights the reasons why.

What the Pluck?

In-office eyebrow shaping is coming to an office near you.

'The Lion King' Is Offering an Autism-Friendly Performance

It's the first of its kind in Boston.

Public Health Commission Awarded $8.4 Million

Two grants will support obesity, diabetes, and preventative smoking efforts.

BFX Studio Is Coming to Boston

It's a brand-new boutique gym concept from Town Sports International.