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

Man on date with younger woman
Relationships

Why do men fall for younger women?

What's really behind the allure of the much younger woman?

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Peace, quiet and silence.
Health & Wellbeing

10 reasons to enjoy the silence

Why it's important for your health to actively seek out some peace and quiet.

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Those of us who lived for decades without social media know there's no substitute for a good old chinwag with a friend.
Health & Wellbeing

10 things you’re already doing right

The 10 simple health lessons the younger generation could learn from you.

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Man on date with younger woman
Relationships

What not to say to a younger date

The phrases and topics to banish from conversations with a younger date.

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Blurred vision
Health & Wellbeing

What’s wrong with your eyes?

Suffer from floaters, blurring or twitching? Discover the underlying conditions.

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Waiting on the phone to get through to GP surgery
Health & Wellbeing

What's keeping you from your GP?

How to get over seven common hurdles that stop you seeing a doctor.

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Some GP practices now offer telephone consultations as an alternative to face-to-face appointments.
Health & Wellbeing

5 ways to get a GP appointment today

What can you do to ensure the doctor will see you now?

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Attractive mature woman experiencing a hot flush
Health & Wellbeing

Common menopause symptoms

The beginners' guide to beating those all-too-common menopause symptoms.

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Mammogram
Health & Wellbeing

Breast cancer: 10 things you didn't know

Discover some surprising facts about breast cancer and how to protect yourself.

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