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.

Sharon Congleton, Health Promotion Nurse Consultant with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Volunteers Needed For Seniors Battling Chronic Conditions

Nearly 90-percent of Philadelphian’s 60 and older have at least one chronic condition according to national statistics.


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Still Time For Needy Phila. Seniors To Get Free Produce Coupons

Low-income senior citizens in Philadelphia still have time to get coupons for free fruits and vegetables.


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Local Expert Agrees With White House Plan To Battle Heroin Addiction

She says she agrees with policies shifting away from punishment.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Bucks County Medical Center, CHOP Team Up To Help Patients 24/7

St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne has partnered with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide around the clock coverage.


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SEPTA To Hold Another Lottery For Papal Transit Passes

You can enter the lottery for the 10 dollar passes from 12:01am until 11:59pm on Wednesday August 12th.


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Area Doctors Using New Procedure To Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

The news treatment is helping patients become pain-free and get back to work faster than previous procedures.


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Church Group To Stay At Philadelphia Zoo During Papal Visit

A group of parishioners from a church in Ridgewood, Bergen County will be sleeping on the ground inside buildings that contain insect and bird exhibits.


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RV Renting Companies Already Impacted By Upcoming Papal Visit

RV rental companies are finding the upcoming Papal visit is going to be money in the bank.


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New Research Shows Intense Exercise Could Help Patients With Memory Loss

Working up a sweat during regular aerobic activity can help your memory once it starts to slip according to new research from Copenhagen.


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SEPTA Names Some Train Stops To Be Open During Papal Visit

Whitemarsh Township Police expect 10,000 people to catch trains from the Fort Washington SEPTA train station on both days of the Pope’s visit.


Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.  (credit: Wills Eye Hospital)

Wearing Contacts While Swimming Poses Health Danger To Your Eyes, Local Doctor Warns

Swimming or even showering in your contacts is a bad idea, according to Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.


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Premature Babies And Babies With Low Birth Weight May Have To Pass Car Seat Test Before Leaving Hospital

The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines are designed to make sure premature and low birth weight babies are safe on the trip home.


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South Jersey Cardiologist Says New Monitor Can Help Doctors Help Heart Patients

The number one cause of hospital admissions is congestive heart failure, according to Dr. Robert Mohapatra, the director of the Congestive Heart Failure Program at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.


St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Local Churches Planning Pope Parties For September Visit

Putting up with the hassles of getting to the Parkway for the Pope’s mass in September may be too much for many, so worshippers at St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham are planning a party to enjoy the spectacle with ease in the suburbs.


Dr. Feldstein, pres of PCOM, is on left.  Dr. Vinn, company founder, is on right.  (credit: Lynne Adkins)

Local Medical College Partners With California Company To Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is working with The Residentialist Group to help older residents stay in their homes safely.