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

Health Insurers Are Using Drug Coverage to Discriminate

According to a new study.

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Takes on Juicing and Wins


The B.A.A. and Clif Bars Team Up

The brand is now the 'official sports nutrition food' of the B.A.A.

Where to Get Your Pre-Super Bowl Sweat On

Pre-game the healthy way.

This Is How Boston's Medical Community Got to Work Yesterday

By any means necessary.

Video: Julian Edelman Loves His Smoothies

And his blender.

This Is How Boston's Fittest Spend a Snow Day


Local Researchers Developed a New Breast Cancer Risk Model

According to Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Will Be Featured in a NASA Documentary

On Hubble technology's role in women's imaging.

12 Healthy Blood Orange Recipes

Satisfy your winter sweet tooth with these recipes.