Lynne Adkins

(A scene from Ken Burns' documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.")

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

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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

The new, vibrating capsule. (Credit: Temple Health)

Temple U. Testing New Pill To Gently Shake Your System Into Regularity

Temple University is testing a new way to keep you going.

02/05/2015

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Tax Information Starting To Come Through, Which Means April 15 Isn’t Far Away

As April 15 approaches, it’s helpful to know what you could face when you file this time around.

01/18/2015

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Credit Card Companies Offering Free FICO Scores, But Does It Matter?

Some credit card companies are now giving consumers free FICO scores so they can track their credit. But is it worth it to switch cards to get such a perk?

01/15/2015

With just a swab inside your nose, it can now be determined if you have the flu. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Quick And Easy Flu Test

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a faster, more accurate test that can be used in your local doctor’s office.

01/08/2015

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Temple University Taking Part In Study That Uses Stem Cells To Help Patients With End Stage Heart Failure

The nationwide study Temple University is taking part in is for people who have no other treatment options available and their heart is failing.

01/04/2015

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This Year’s Flu Vaccines Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

When working on the influenza vaccine for the following year, researchers make a guess as to which strains will be prevalent.

01/02/2015

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Temple Psychologist Dispels Popular Holiday Myths

Just because you’ve heard a hot holiday tip, doesn’t make it fact.

12/22/2014

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$10K Grant Will Expand Program Helping Patients Understand Medical Care In Their Native Language

Patients at Abington Health’s Schilling Campus in Willow Grove can now use video phones and computer monitors to connect to human interpreters in more than a hundred languages.

12/21/2014

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