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

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.

Brigham and Women's Study Examines End of Life Care

Patients who chose hospice were five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes.

Matt Damon Thinks Cancer Sucks

He's featured in a new video supporting the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Harvard Researcher Wins L’Oréal's 'Women in Science' Fellowship

For her work studying poison dart frogs.

Pan-Mass Challenge Donates $41 Million to Dana-Farber

It's a huge check, in more ways than one.

The Celtics Are Dunking for Diabetes

For November's National Awareness Month.

Boston Medical Center Receives $2.7 Million Grant

To create a first-of-its-kind stem cell repository.

Westminster Mass. Could Be First Town in Nation To Ban Tobacco Sales

The Board of Health meets Wednesday.

Cambridge Hubway Stations Will Stay Open in Winter

Plus: A select few Boston stations will stay open through Dec.