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Kenny Goldberg

Health Reporter

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Kenny Goldberg covers health for KPBS.

Kenny reports on a wide range of health topics and has done international reporting on HIV and AIDS.

His radio and television work has garnered three Golden Mike awards, Best in Show from the Society of Professional Journalists, and numerous other honors. He has also been awarded fellowships from the New York Times Foundation and the National Press Foundation.

In addition to his work for KPBS, Kenny is a frequent contributor to the California Report, heard on public radio stations throughout California.

A Seattle native, Kenny graduated from the University of Washington, and began his broadcasting career in the news departments of KOGO and KSDO in San Diego.

In his spare time, Kenny loves to practice tai chi, hike, and travel with his wife, Angela.

Recent Stories

Bringing Christmas Cheer To The Hospital

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Having a family member in the hospital can be a scary and stressful experience, especially during the Christmas holidays.

7 San Diego Hospitals Penalized For Medical Mistakes

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The hospitals will have their Medicare payments cut by 1 percent through next September.

New San Diego Effort To Develop Treatments For Alzheimer's Disease

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San Diego County aims to stimulate more research into potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

California's Health Insurance Exchange Admits Problems

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Some consumers who attempted to switch their health plans encountered problems.

Scripps Researchers Use DNA To Explore Mystery Of Sudden Death

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Researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute hope to solve the mystery of sudden unexplained death by using genetic sequencing.

Covered California Officials Say Foreign Languages Not A Barrier To Enrollment

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Speaking a language other than English or Spanish doesn’t have to be a barrier to getting health insurance through Covered California.

Covered California Tells Latinos Enrollment Info Isn't Shared With Immigration Authorities

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An estimated 600,000 Latinos in California are uninsured.

SDSU Encourages 'Young Invincibles' To Buy Health Insurance

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San Diego State University is reaching out to students in an attempt to get them to buy health insurance under the new health insurance exchange.

Nearly 15,000 San Diegans Diagnosed With AIDS Since Epidemic Began

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San Diego marked World AIDS Day with free HIV testing at various locations.

Despite Seniors' Risk, Many Doctors Don't Screen For Falls

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The study reveals more than half a million California seniors fall more than once a year. But less than half receive any advice on how to prevent falls from their doctor.

All stories by Kenny Goldberg ›