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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Local Hospice Remodels Room To Give Comfort To Children Who Are Visiting Family Members

A local hospice has unveiled a space that is just for children visiting family members.

04/19/2015

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Study: Little Can Mean A Lot For Elderly When Preventing Falls

A local study shows that just a few weeks of work can go a long way to improve balance.

04/16/2015

The Haven at Drexel program director Rosalie Genova. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

The Haven At Drexel: A Housing Option For Students Trying To Stay Clean

The Haven at Drexel is a residence for students in recovery. No alcohol or drugs are allowed in the building, and students must stay clean.

04/15/2015

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Local Cardiologist Turns His Own Health Issues Into Textbook To Teach Others

A local physician has turned his medical issues into a book to teach others.

04/05/2015

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Allergy Season Is Here, And It Could Be Worse Than Usual

It’s been a cold winter and that’s leading right into an explosive allergy season

04/01/2015

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Study Finds Easy Test For Concussions Can Help Non-medical Volunteers Keep Athletes Safe

Researchers found that a simple vision test could quickly diagnose concussion-related problems.

03/29/2015

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Philadelphia Treatment Facility Offering Preview of Ken Burns’ New Cancer Documentary

Wednesday night’s preview for the cancer community is sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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Longwood Gardens Recognized For Meadow Garden Expansion

Longwood Gardens in Kennet Square has received an award for the expansion of its beautiful Meadow Garden.

03/20/2015

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Teens Complaining Of Many Vague Symptoms Could Suffer From Rare Syndrome

Does a teen in your life exhibit various vague symptoms and complain of feeling lousy? In some rare cases, it could be POTS.

03/19/2015

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Taxpayers Need To Have Proof Of Health Insurance This Year

As you gather your bank statements, donation slips and W-2’s, you’ll also need to have proof that you have health insurance.

03/15/2015

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

FDA Approves Drug That Helps Fight Rare Cancer In Young Children

The FDA has approved a drug to battle neuroblastoma — a cancer that most often occurs in younger children.

03/12/2015

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Study Shows That The Public Responds When Celebrities Have Health Issues 

A recent study shows that when a well-known actress made her health related issues public, people listened and responded.

03/01/2015

An image of a Soring Group pacemaker. The new pacemaker described by a doctor Lankenau Medical Center is said to be one tenth the size of standard pacemakers.  (Credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Doctors Seek Patients For New Pacemaker Trial

The new device is about the size of a large vitamin and is placed directly in the heart through a catheter, says Dr. Doug Esberg, a cardiologist at the center.

02/25/2015

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Simplifying Your Lifestyle Could Be Key To Better Health

People try to simplify life for a number of reasons according to Dr. Heidi Freeman, assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of the Sciences.

02/08/2015

File photo: A hospice care patient writes a letter in the hospice care wing of California Medical Facility. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Understanding What Hospice Care Really Means

When patients and families hear that it may be time for hospice care, many don’t fully understand what that means.

01/21/2015

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