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.

(The Delaware River.  August 2014 file photo by CBS3)

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.


(Temple University Hospital.   File photo by Jan Carabeo/ CBS3)

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.


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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.


(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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


File photo: A woman waits outside a mammogram and women's health services area. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

There’s A New Tool To Screen For Breast Cancer In Women At Higher Risk At Holy Redeemer Health System

Mammograms can miss cancer in women with dense breast tissue. A machine called A-bus – the Automated Breast Ultrasound System – is now being used at Holy Redeemer Health System.


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Therapists Using Mirrors To Help Heal Stroke Victims

The brain can be tricked to use other ways to move damaged limbs, according to Laura Lee Smith, certified hand therapist at Bacharach Institute in Pamona.



Doctor Offers Tips For Parents Dealing With Picky Eaters

Getting toddlers to eat healthy foods can make you crazy, but there are tips that may help.


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Number Of Syphilis Cases Increasing In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued a health alert about a rise in syphilis cases.


(Project HOME employment services program manager Alexis Pugh, center, poses with the latest graduates of the work training program.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Local Program Gives Formerly Homeless Vets a Fighting Chance at Civilian Worklife

Ten US military veterans, all formerly homeless, have graduated from a job training program during ceremonies at a center city Philadelphia hotel.

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Dr. Howard Cohen Director of Interventional Cardiology at Temple Univeristy Hospital. (Credit: Lynn Adkins)

New, Less Invasive Procedure For Heart Valve Replacement

Aortic valves made of animal tissue don’t last forever and when they need to be replaced, open heart surgery has been required.


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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.


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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.