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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Summer Storms Can Be Cool To Watch, But Experts Warn They Can Also Be Dangerous  

There are more than 25 million strikes a year according to Rachel Bryson, spokeswoman for the American Trauma Society’s Pennsylvania division.

06/13/2015

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Mandatory Registration Opens For Drivers Bringing Vehicles To Pope Francis’ Visit

If your church is planning a trip to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit this fall, you’ll need register if you want a parking place.

06/09/2015

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Most Women Routinely Visit A Doctor For Annual Checkups, But What About Men?

Men over 50 should see a physician to get recommended screenings, according to Dr. Bernard King.

06/07/2015

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Cost Of Some Generic Medications Goes Way Up

Generic prescription medication used to save shoppers money over named brands, but now that’s not always the case.

06/04/2015

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Painting Underway On New Mural To Celebrate Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia

Students from Saint Malachy and Saint Veronica Schools traded pencils for paint brushes to color 20 panels measuring five feet by five feet.

06/03/2015

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Local Cancer Center Using Humor Therapy As Part Of Treatment

Doctors are using humor as medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia.

05/31/2015

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Philly Company Marketing Card Game To Help People Tackle Sensitive End Of Life Issues

Talking about end of life issues is never easy. Now, there’s a game to open the discussion.

05/24/2015

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Restoration Project Underway At Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts

Ice storms a year-and-a-half ago damaged the roof at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Now, the 139-year-old building is getting a facelift.

05/21/2015

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Drought Watch Underway in Delaware Valley

Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.

05/20/2015

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Temple Hospital Testing An Herb-Based Pill For Common Breathing Problem

Speedwell is a plant used for medicinal purposes in China and Korea to treat chronic breathing related diseases such as COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

05/18/2015

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FDA Approves Spinal Cord Stimulator That Eliminates Annoying Side Effects Of Previous Models

The FDA had just approved the Senza Spinal Cord Stimulator which eliminates the down side of previous units.

05/17/2015

(Cancer patients celebrating five years of survival wear green polo shirts at ceremonies Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in Philadelphia.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Ceremony at a Philadelphia Hospital Honors Five-Year Cancer Survivors

More than one hundred people today celebrated a milestone of survival following their cancer treatment in Philadelphia.

05/15/2015

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Bucks County Hospital Offers Free Wigs To Cancer Patients

The wigs come in all colors and styles and are provided by the American Cancer Society.

05/11/2015

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Local Doctor Discusses The Difference Between D.O. And M.D.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PCOM, has been around since 1899, but many in the area have no idea what makes a D.O. different than an M.D.

05/03/2015

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Philadelphia Community Takes Small Steps Toward Healthier Lifestyle During Independence Blue Cross Walk

Wednesday marked the 8th annual Independence Blue Cross National Walk @ Lunch Day event to promote good, healthy habits.

04/29/2015

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