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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Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For Kids

No one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.

08/20/2014

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Mentally Challenged Older Teens And Adults Will Soon Have Their Own Local Book Club

Beginning next month, the Camden County Library will start a book club for up to eight people with mental and developmental disabilities.

08/17/2014

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Local Children’s Hospital Will Soon Be Even More User Friendly

The Center for the Urban Child opens next month at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

08/10/2014

Women of the Convention (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Certain Tattoo Products Sold On Internet Have Been Recalled

The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.

08/07/2014

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Alternate Treatment For Blood Clots in Leg Drawing Medical Attention

Dr. Riyaz Bashir, an interventional cardiovascular specialist at Temple University Hospital, says a minimally invasive procedure gives patients an alternative to medication.

08/06/2014

(Photo by Kelly Nelson, provided by National Cancer Institute.)

Doctor Warns That Itchy Skin Spot May Suggest More Investigation

Dermatologists trying to determine which skin lesions need testing first should ask patients how those patches feel.

08/05/2014

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Aramark and CHOP Team Up To Battle Childhood Obesity

The project called Home Plate is a three year research project to teach low income parents the best way to cook healthy meals to keep their kids fit.

08/03/2014

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.

07/30/2014

(File photo: A medical surgical technician performs triage on a patient as a nurse takes notes in a hospital emergency room.  Photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Urgent-Care Facilities Not For Every Medical Situation, Area E.R. Doc Warns

As “urgent care” centers pop up all over the region, medical providers worry that many people don’t know when to bypass the urgent-care facility and head straight to a hospital emergency room.

07/29/2014

("The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Rodin Museum Offers Monthly Sketching Class

The Rodin Museum at 21st and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is considered a jewel of Philadelphia.

07/26/2014

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Local Doctor Says Heart Failure Patients Could Benefit From Added Supplement

Millions of heart failure patients could benefit by adding a well-known supplement to the treatment.

07/20/2014

(The Pond Eddy Bridge, in Pike County, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo provided by Penndot)

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Bridge? PennDOT’s Got One Just For You

You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.

07/18/2014

(The entrance of Wills Eye Hospital, in 2005 file photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital Ranked #2 in U.S.

Wills Eye Hospital, at 9th and Walnut Streets, comes in #2 on the list of best eye hospitals in the United States.

07/15/2014

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Live Acrobatic Show At Tyler Arboretum This Week

Members of the Almanac Dance Circus Theater will be entertaining visitors during “Nightfall,” a onetime free show.

07/13/2014

Dr. Varleisha Gibbs (credit: Lauren Whetzel, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia)

Local Doctor Offers Advice On Keeping Autistic Children Safe Near Water

Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.

07/12/2014

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