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

Male and female friends
Relationships

Can men and women be friends?

A reader questions whether men and woman can be platonic friends.

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A text message from an ex
Relationships

Should you worry about his ex?

What to do when your partner's ex keeps creeping into the conversation.

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A group of friends
Relationships

How many friends do you really need?

We look at what the studies reveal about happiness and friendship.

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Couple with problems in their marriage
Relationships

What's causing your marriage problems?

We look at some of the most common issues that crop up in a marriage.

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Dietitian
Health & Wellbeing

All about dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing problems, affecting one in eight.

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Sunshine
Health & Wellbeing

8 good reasons to get out in the sun

Sunshine could help you live longer, feel happier, lose weight and more.

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Couple arguing
Relationships

Is your arguing getting out of hand?

Constant fighting could be a sign that your relationship is in trouble.

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Older and younger friends
Relationships

Age-gap friendships

We discuss the benefits and challenges of age-gap friendships.

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Kids watching 1950s TV
Health & Wellbeing

What's raising your blood pressure?

The surprising risk factors that could be causing your blood pressure to soar.

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