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.

Doylestown Hospital Helps Parents Keep Virtual Eye On Sick Babies

Doylestown Hospital will soon install five cameras in the Intensive Care Nursery so parents who can’t travel to the hospital can check on their sick babies anytime they want.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

What You Should Do If Natural Disaster Hits During Your Vacation

A local travel agent discusses what you should do if Mother Nature ruins your vacation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/28/2017

Ski Season Has Started Early In The Poconos

The slopes opened on Black Friday at Blue Mountain.



Local Hospital Improves Heath Care With ‘High Fidelity Mannequins’

A local hospital is getting some high-tech help to keep workers on their toes.


Abington-Jefferson Health Makes It Easier, Safer To Register For Outpatient Tests

Hospital registration workers ask you for photo identification before providing any services. Employees at Abington-Jefferson Health now just ask for your hand.


New CDC Figures Show High Vaccination Rate For Philadelphia Children

Philadelphia is racking up high numbers when it comes to the number of children being immunized.


Philadelphia Doctors See Noticeable Rise In Ladder Injuries This Fall

The Emergency department has become quite the busy place at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/13/2017


New Book Aims To Help Teachers Handle Hot-Button Topics

Talking about politics or gun control can split a family apart. It can do the same to students in the classroom.


You Can Now Shop Reading Terminal Online

Just in time for Thanksgiving, you can click and choose items from 19 Reading Terminal vendors online without having to park and wander inside the market.


Philadelphia Students Hold Dance Marathon To Support Sick Children At CHOP

Students at Nazareth Academy High School will be dancing from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday at “Naz-A-Thon.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/04/2017

Color The World Orange: Raising Awareness For Chronic Pain Condition That Can Last A Lifetime

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS, affects four times as many women as men.



Rehab Center To Give Some Patients Follow-Ups For Life

A local rehab center is now planning to follow certain patients for a lifetime.


Local Hospital Giving Away Hand-Knitted Breast Prostheses To Cancer Survivors

A local hospital is giving away hand knitted items to help cancer survivors feel better about themselves.


University Finds Unique Way To Help Puerto Rico Recover After Hurricane Maria

More than 8,000 acres of crops were destroyed in Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

Diabetics May Be Scrambling After Insulin Pump Maker Calls It Quits

A local company that makes and sells insulin pumps has decided to discontinue the product.


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Philly Hospital, Airline Team Up Aims To Make Travelling With Disabilities Easier

Pack your patience says Mark Chilutti, Assistant Vice President of Development at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/10/2017

Baby Boomers Are Drowning In Student Loan Debt

People 60 years and older are the fastest growing age group for student loans.


Expert Discusses Difficulties Of Navigating Health System, How To Get Help

When you’re sick and tired, trying to make appointments or figure out medical bills can be overwhelming.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/03/2017

Expert Warns To Get Your Shot Now Before Bad Flu Season Arrives

When predicting how bad the flu season is going to be, there are two things to consider according to Dr. Thomas Fekete.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/01/2017

Miles For Migraine Aims To Raise Much-Needed Money For Research Treatments

The fifth annual Philadelphia Miles for Migraine event takes place Saturday, and you can help raise awareness and money to help those suffering.


Mild Temps, Rain This Summer Should Make For Vibrant Autumn Leaves

If you love the colors of autumn, you’re in luck. The leaf colors should be rich and diverse this year.


West Chester University To Offer More Scholarships Thanks To Donations

West Chester University officials hoped to raise $50 million in five years but surpassed that goal in just 4 years and President Chris Fiorentino says the money will be put to good use.


Jenkintown College Gives Students Helping Hand By Making Sure They Eat

College students get hungry but some don’t have the money to pay for food even if they attend schools in affluent areas.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/12/2017

Doctor Says It’s Time For Physicians To Cut Ties With Football Teams

Dr. Seth Leopold says that orthopedic surgeons, who are trained to heal, should step aside from such a dangerous sport.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/12/2017

The Flu Shot Isn’t The Only Shot You May Need

You know your kids and grand-kids need immunizations, but you need to roll up your sleeves as well.


Learning To Use Body, Personality Type To Live Your Life Could Improve Your Health

For thousands of years people around the world have been living a life based on body and personality type. It’s a lifestyle you’ve probably never heard about.


Philly Med Student Creates Introductory Program For New Students

A medical student has come up with a way to help others navigate the first difficult days of the program.


Delaware Valley University Takes Internships To Next Level

Students at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown take a class called The Experience 360.


US Census Bureau Says Philadelphia Drops Rank Atop Largest Cities List

We used to be higher on the list, but with just over a million and a half people in the city we lost our number 5 ranking.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/29/2017

Smart Technology Helping Prevent Sores In Patients Confined To Hospital Bed

Keeping a patient’s skin in good condition while in a hospital bed takes a lot of care, and now a new device could make it easier.



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