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

Bgood Grows Its Tomatoes on Top of a Downtown Parking Garage

It's urban farming perfection.

MIT Researchers Invent A New Treatment for Bone Injuries

They grew bone that was 'indistinguishable' from the original.

The Public Health Commission Is Prepared for Ebola

Risk is very low, but just in case.

Curt Schilling Revealed What He Believes Caused His Cancer

Chewing tobacco.

Massachusetts Is Getting Its First Crunch Gym

The chain will open in Somerville.

Dana-Farber To Lead New Early-Stage Lung Cancer Trial

The 'ambitious' nationwide trial is now recruiting.

The 'Hub On Wheels' Bike Event Registration Is Now Open

Choose between biking 10-, 30-, or 50-miles.

Next Level Fitness Is Opening in the North End

It will be the personal training company's fifth location.

Ground Beef Is Being Recalled From Two Mass. Whole Foods Stores

Check your freezer.

Local Dentist Creates New Kind of 'Energy Drink'

Biba aims to be an alternative to Gatorade and Red Bull.