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.

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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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

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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



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