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

Sneaker Porn: New Balance and Kate Spade Team Up


Air Pollution Linked with Increased Autism Risk

According to a Harvard study.

The BCAE Is Offering a New Fitness Pass

It averages out to be only $6 a class.

Governor Patrick Launches $1 Million Grant to Fund Ebola Research

The money will go to R&D for a fast, accurate test.

Five Amazing Parks to Visit This Winter

These parks were made for snow.

Vivek Murthy Named Surgeon General


Earlier Intervention Is Necessary for Overweight Kids

According to a new study.

The November Project Got a Book Deal


Classes We Love: Zumba with Adam Bokunewicz

It's the worst kept secret in town.

Massachusetts Is the Third Healthiest State in the Nation

Three New England states made the top five.