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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

San Diego Unified School Board Says Proposition 56 Will Reduce Teen Smoking

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The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education has given its stamp of approval on Proposition 56, the tobacco tax measure opponents say will cheat schools.

Student Films About Suicide Prevention Screen In San Diego

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Suicide prevention is the theme of the award-winning student films that will be screened Wednesday night at e3 Civic High School in downtown San Diego.

Criticism Continues Over High-Priced EpiPen

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The company that makes the EpiPen has been under fire for making the drug too expensive for many consumers. But it's not the only prescription drug with an exorbitant price.

Following 2014 Decline, Suicide Rate In San Diego County Holds Steady

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About 13 out of 100,000 San Diegans took their own lives in 2015. The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council said that's the same rate from the year before, when the frequency of suicides declined for the first time in recent history.

Love On A Leash: Therapy Dogs Spread Love Throughout San Diego

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A friendly dog can help you feel better. That's the concept behind Love on a Leash, a nonprofit group that brings therapy dogs to people who need an emotional boost.

New Home Court A Game Changer For Cal State San Marcos

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Cal State San Marcos has a new home court for volleyball and basketball: The Sports Center.

San Diego Blood Bank Working To Comply With FDA Mandate To Test For Zika

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The San Diego Blood Bank is working on a plan to comply with the FDA's requirement to test donations for the Zika virus.

Bill Aimed At Stopping 'Doctor Shopping' Moves Forward

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A measure designed to curb the practice of doctor shopping for prescription painkillers has cleared both houses of the California Legislature.

Bill Prompted By San Diego Tragedy Advances

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A bill prompted by the traffic deaths of two UC San Diego medical students has cleared both houses of the California legislature. The bill would make responsible beverage service training mandatory for anyone who serves alcohol.

State Bill Would Have Established Toll-Free Line For Aid-In-Dying Law

A bill in the California State Senate would create a toll-free information line for the End of Life Options Act.

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