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

Laughing Through The Pain

Brigham and Women's will soon offer nitrous oxide to patients in labor.

Lahey Hospital Earns National Recognition

It's been named the first accredited lung cancer screening center in the nation.

West Nile-Positive Mosquito Pool Found in Boston

This is the first in the city.

Boston Parks Is Expanding Its Free Fitness Options in August

New classes include 'Core Fusion' and 'commuter bootcamp.'

Club Crawl

We tried 10 health clubs in two weeks so you don’t have to.

Healthworks Is Acquiring the Sports Club/LA Chestnut Hill

The new luxury gym will be co-ed.

Equinox Takes Over The Sports Club/LA

But what does this mean for Chestnut Hill?

A 900-Acre Forest Adventure Park Is Open in Massachusetts

Ramblewild lets you kayak between tree tops.

Another Shark Will Host a Hospital Pitching Competition

Daymond John will be in town October 31.

Work Out At Your City Councillor's House---For Free

Tito Jackson has opened his home to his constituents, and he's already lost 20 pounds.