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

Breast cancer research hope
Health & Wellbeing

Breast cancer update

The past 12 months have been packed with encouraging breakthroughs and fresh initiatives for breast cancer.

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Healthy lifestlye
Health & Wellbeing

Revealed! 5 clues to healthy retirement

Scientists have found five risk factors present in our 50s that determine whether we'll be fit and healthy in retirement – but it's not all down to lifestyle.

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Harlequin ladybird or ladybug
Health & Wellbeing

Insect bites and stings in the UK

How to prevent, identify and treat some of the most common bug attacks in the UK.

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Dreams
Health & Wellbeing

What your dreams say about your health

What causes your dreams and nightmares and how to get them under control.

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insomnia
Health & Wellbeing

10 unusual ways to get to sleep

From reverse psychology to listening to bacon fry - 10 offbeat tips for slumber.

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Arguing couple
Relationships

How to survive your first argument

How can you tell whether your first fight is a silly tiff or a warning sign?

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prostate cancer
Health & Wellbeing

All about prostate cancer

Why advances in diagnosis and treatment are helping to save more lives.

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Priority list
Health & Wellbeing

10 ways to detox your mind

Feeling anxious? Indecisive? Here's how to relax and stop overthinking everything.

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Ovarian cancer awareness
Health & Wellbeing

Ovarian cancer: 10 things you need to know

Watch out for these warning signs and risk factors and take action.

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