Lynne Adkins

salt shaker
Lynne Adkins
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We often hear that adults should avoid too much sodium, but it's also an issue for children. Sodium can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. So grabbing the salt shaker at every meal is not a good idea. "These problems that start in childhood can...
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Male Nurse
Lynne Adkins
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The face of nursing has been changing in recent years. More and more men are finding it's the perfect profession. Dr. Jim Mendez, assistant professor of nursing at Villanova University, says nursing is a recession proof job. There's always a need for caring people to...
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Christmas Berry Plant
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Lynne Adkins
January 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Researchers are turning to Mother Nature to help in the battle against eye cancer. Patients with uveal melanoma, the most common eye cancer in adults, may one day be treated with a compound from a common shrub found in the garden. "It's a Christmas berry, so one...
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brain tumor
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Lynne Adkins
January 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Travel will no longer be needed to get second opinions from brain tumor experts at Penn Medicine. Patients in Des Moines, Iowa and other places around the country can now easily get a second opinion on the best treatment for their brain tumors without hopping on a...
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Holiday Grief
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December 02, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's not easy to be merry this time of year if your family is facing health issues or loss. If celebrating the holiday the way your mother always did is too painful since she passed away, establish a new tradition, suggests Lara Moretti, manager of family support...
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health care
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Lynne Adkins
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A popular Delaware County health care clinic for veterans is moving and doors open in the new space on Monday. The Springfield VA Outpatient Clinic was just too small to handle the increasing number of patients. The new space is twice the size, 93-hundred square feet...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you graduated in the spring and borrowed money to pay for your college education, it's now time to begin the process of repayment. But Jacquelyn Basso, a CPA based in Downingtown, advises not to default on your loan. She said not repaying the money will hurt your...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 13, 2018 - 4:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students who graduated from college in the spring must now begin repaying those student loans. Jojo Brown is facing that costly reality. Brown dropped out of college in her 20s, owing thousands of dollars in student loans — an obligation she ignored, but one that was...
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Autism
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Lynne Adkins
September 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Researchers at a North Jersey center will be looking for new ways to tackle a growing problem. Autism rates in New Jersey are significantly higher than the national average, says Dr. Elizabeth Torres, principal investigator of the New Jersey Autism Center of...
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