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

Boston May Be Getting Its First Paleo Food Truck

If all goes to plan, it could be on the streets as early as December.

East Boston Gets Its First CrossFit Box

The new space officially opened for business Monday.

Pathways to Wellness Is Now Closed

The community health center had been in business for 25 years.

The City Is Expanding Its Compost Program

It includes new farmer's markets and neighborhoods.

A Diet High in Protein Was Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

According to a new study.

Six Locals Won the Ophthalmology Equivalent of the Nobel Prize

The award is worth $1.3 million.

How to Make the Breast Pump Not Suck

That's the real name of a 'hackathon' happening at MIT.

Dunkin' Is Charging 50 Cents for Almond Milk---In Lattes Only

So order a regular coffee and quit complaining.

’Tis the Season of All Pumpkin Everything

Here's how to keep it healthy.

Barbara Ferrer Is Leaving the Boston Public Health Commission

She's been in public service for 25 years.