Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy is a freelance writer, who specialises in health and wellbeing features. As well as Saga, she contributes regularly to titles including Health & Fitness, Top Sante, Slimming World, MSN and All About You. She was shortlisted for the Mind Journalist of the Year Award in 2006 and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers. She tries her best to take her own healthy advice - but doesn't always manage it.

Latest Articles from Jane

How often should you brush your teeth?
Health & Wellbeing

How often should you ...

Ever wondered how often you should be washing your sheets or brushing your teeth?

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Asparagus and strawberries are bursting with flavour and goodness
Health & Wellbeing

Home-grown superfoods

Feast on British fruit and vegetables for a diet that’s bursting with health.

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Bad night's sleep
Health & Wellbeing

What's messing with your memory?

Becoming more forgetful? Find out why – and what to do to address the problem.

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Yogurt and blueberries may both help lower blood pressure
Health & Wellbeing

10 ways to lower your blood pressure

From the benefits of beetroot juice to taking a nap, ten healthy tips to cut BP.

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Maintaining emotional closeness with friends may help tackle the mood swings and anxieties of the menopause.
Health & Wellbeing

Does menopause affect friendships?

Why the menopause affects friendships and how to hang on to people who matter.

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pottery
Health & Wellbeing

8 unusual ways to practise mindfulness

From trainspotting to pottery, how your hobby could help boost your wellbeing.

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Passive aggressive message or hint
Health & Wellbeing

Passive aggressive?

Why passive aggressive behaviour never works and how to handle it in others.

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Caesar salad with grated cheese and mayonnaise
Health & Wellbeing

What's your calorie blind spot?

A handful of grated cheese, a blob of mayo: what are you turning a blind eye to?

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Soya foods, like these green soy beans, may help ease menopause symptoms
Health & Wellbeing

10 ways to breeze through the menopause

How to reduce menopause symptoms and make sure you're happy and healthy.

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