Lynne Adkins

If you’ve listened to radio in the Delaware Valley, the odds are pretty good that you’ve heard Lynne Adkins. Lynne is a reporter and anchor for KYW Newsradio.

Although she’s been a member of the KYW Newsradio family for more than two decades, her voice has also been heard on radio stations WMGK, WPEN, WFIL, WIP (where she was both assistant news director and a talk show host), WHYY-FM, WCOJ in Coatesville, WBUX in Levittown, Pa., and on country station WXTU, where she was news director.

Lynne Adkins grew up in the Delaware Valley and graduated from Temple University with a degree in radio, television, and film.

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Study Shows That The Public Responds When Celebrities Have Health Issues 

A recent study shows that when a well-known actress made her health related issues public, people listened and responded.

03/01/2015

An image of a Soring Group pacemaker. The new pacemaker described by a doctor Lankenau Medical Center is said to be one tenth the size of standard pacemakers.  (Credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Doctors Seek Patients For New Pacemaker Trial

The new device is about the size of a large vitamin and is placed directly in the heart through a catheter, says Dr. Doug Esberg, a cardiologist at the center.

02/25/2015

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Simplifying Your Lifestyle Could Be Key To Better Health

People try to simplify life for a number of reasons according to Dr. Heidi Freeman, assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of the Sciences.

02/08/2015

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Understanding What Hospice Care Really Means

When patients and families hear that it may be time for hospice care, many don’t fully understand what that means.

01/21/2015

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Tax Information Starting To Come Through, Which Means April 15 Isn’t Far Away

As April 15 approaches, it’s helpful to know what you could face when you file this time around.

01/18/2015

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Credit Card Companies Offering Free FICO Scores, But Does It Matter?

Some credit card companies are now giving consumers free FICO scores so they can track their credit. But is it worth it to switch cards to get such a perk?

01/15/2015

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Could Choosing Better Foods Help You Ward Off The Flu?

Citrus fruits have Vitamin C, which according to Main Line Health nutrition specialist Judy Matusky can help ward off colds and the flu this time of year. You should also eat a lot of colorful fruits and vegetables.

01/14/2015

With just a swab inside your nose, it can now be determined if you have the flu. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Quick And Easy Flu Test

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a faster, more accurate test that can be used in your local doctor’s office.

01/08/2015

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Penn Doctor: Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Can Benefit Older Men With Prostate Cancer

Dr. Justin Bekelman, assistant professor of radiation oncology at Penn Medicine, says research shows even patients in their 80’s can tolerate the addition of radiation.

01/06/2015

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Temple University Taking Part In Study That Uses Stem Cells To Help Patients With End Stage Heart Failure

The nationwide study Temple University is taking part in is for people who have no other treatment options available and their heart is failing.

01/04/2015

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This Year’s Flu Vaccines Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

When working on the influenza vaccine for the following year, researchers make a guess as to which strains will be prevalent.

01/02/2015

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Temple Psychologist Dispels Popular Holiday Myths

Just because you’ve heard a hot holiday tip, doesn’t make it fact.

12/22/2014

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$10K Grant Will Expand Program Helping Patients Understand Medical Care In Their Native Language

Patients at Abington Health’s Schilling Campus in Willow Grove can now use video phones and computer monitors to connect to human interpreters in more than a hundred languages.

12/21/2014

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Study: The Dirtiest Thing You Touch Each Day Is Probably Not The Toilet Seat

Germs are everywhere, but nine everyday things you touch may be dirtier than your toilet seat according to a new study.

12/14/2014

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Tax Time May Be Months Away, But Now Is A Good Time To Start Preparing

It’s a busy time, but you can find a few minutes to get tax information organized and that can help in April, according to Rosalind Sutch a CPA with Drucker and Scaccetti in Philadelphia.

12/13/2014

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