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.

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.


New Kid Friendly Cold Pack Is Providing Quicker Treatment In The Emergency Room

The device is designed to make kids smile while easing their pain when they need an IV placed.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/15/2017

Solar Eclipse Myths And Superstitions

The solar eclipse is Aug. 21 and already some people are worried.


Migraines: Expert Says You Can Have One In Different Parts Of Your Body

When you hear someone has a migraine, most of us assume it’s a bad headache, but that’s not always the case.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/08/2017

Summer Fun Gets A Little Bit Easier For Children With Special Needs

It can be challenging for children with autism to deal with the lights and sounds at museums, theaters and amusement parks.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/07/2017

Congress Says It’s Taking Action On Water Contamination By US Military Bases

Republican Brian Fitzpatrick of the 8th district says progress is being made.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/01/2017

doctor treats patient

Philadelphia Hospital Finds Faster Way To Identify What Is Making You Sick

When patients enter the emergency room with what appears to be a bacterial or fungal infection, doctors need to identify the type and that can take time.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/29/2017

Netflix Movie On Anorexia Is Raising Concerns In Healthcare Community

To The Bone is a movie that focuses on a 20-year old woman who suffers from anorexia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/25/2017

FDA Warns Your Morning Juice Could Be Affecting Your Medication

The FDA has sent out a consumer alert to remind people that certain medications don’t mix well with a favorite breakfast staple.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/22/2017

Many Americans Don’t Know They Have May Have Heart Rhythm Irregularity

Atrial Fibrillation is an irregular heart rhythm that puts a patient at higher risk for stroke.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/18/2017

Expert Discusses How Head Traumas Can Leave Lasting Effects

Some injuries with lasting physical issues may also result in long term emotional problems.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/17/2017

New Cancer Therapies Have Doctors Working Together

Immunotherapy treatments for cancer are becoming the standard of care, but come with complications which can be serious.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/11/2017

Town Finds Way To Make Paying Parking Meters More Enjoyable

Feeding the parking meter isn’t mandatory, but it could make you feel good. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/02/2017

doctors surgery

3-D Printers Are Helping Patients With Irregular Heart Beats

Dr. Pressman, Associate Director of the Echocardiography Lab at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia says the copies keep patients safer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/01/2017

New Campaign At Drexel Aims To Teach Students Failure Can Be Key To Success

‘Adulting is Hard’ is a new campaign at Drexel University aimed at letting students know that it’s okay to fail once in a while.


Don’t Be A Victim: Scam Artists Look To Target Summer Travelers

We do more things in the summer and put ourselves at higher risk of getting scammed according to Mike Falco of Falco Wealth Management in Berwyn.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/24/2017

This Class Is Helping New Dads Figure Out Fatherhood

If this Father’s Day has you worried about welcoming your first child, you may consider a class just for men.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/17/2017

PA Allows Controlled Substance To Be Grown For Science

“It produces very good fiber that can replace many of the plastic-type products.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2017

DEA Discloses Startling Numbers On Overdose Deaths In Pennsylvania

The number of drug-related deaths in the Commonwealth last year jumped 37% over the previous year, according to recent figures from the Drug Enforcement Administration.


Is Rain Keeping You Down? Experts Discuss Ways You Can Cope

If the never-ending showers and gray skies are making you miserable, you have company.


Recent Terror Attacks May Have Some Rethinking Travel Insurance

Travel insurance may be more of necessity than ever in light of recent global terrorist activity.


Be Careful What You Flush

It’s so easy to dump stuff in the sink and flush it down the garbage disposal, but should you?


Montco Man Is First In Pa. To Have Non-Invasive Brain Procedure To Treat Essential Tremor

A Plymouth Meeting man has complete use of his hand for the first time in a decade because of a new, non-invasive brain procedure.


Expert Explains How Palliative Care Could Be An Option Over Hospice

You may have heard the term Palliative Care, but do you understand it?

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/20/2017

Despite What Scams May Say You Can Get Your Unclaimed Property Back Free

One in ten Pennsylvania residents has unclaimed property according to Jack Stollsteimer, Deputy State Treasurer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/15/2017

Women With Breast Dense Tissue Have New Tool In Arsenal To Detect Cancer

Finding cancer in women with dense breasts isnt easy, but now there’s a new way to spot a tumor.


Expert Says Despite Chilly Weather Planting On Mother’s Day Should Be Safe

Mother’s Day is Sunday, and that’s usually a safe day to plant those summer flowers and veggie in this part of the country.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/09/2017

Fidget Spinners Can Help Children With ADHD, Autism, Doctors Say

Fidget spinners are all the rage and there may be a good reason for you to buy one.


Elkins Park Rehab Participates In Nationwide Study Looking Into Brain Injuries

A local rehab facility is part of a $12 million nationwide study looking at care after discharge.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2017

School Officials Notify Parents On Netflix Show Raising Questions Among Students

Local school counselors are getting a bit busier with students streaming a Netflix program on teen suicide.



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