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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

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.

California Falls Short In New Report On States' Cancer-Fighting Policies

California misses the mark when it comes to preventing and reducing pain and suffering from cancer, according to a new report.

West Nile Virus Looms Large In San Diego

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While Zika has prompted widespread concern, West Nile virus poses a more imminent threat in the county.

Campaign To Defeat Drug Pricing Measure Rakes In The Dough

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The fight over Proposition 61 is shaping up to be one of the most expensive in the fall election.

Dissolving Heart Stent Hits San Diego Market

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Sharp Memorial has become the first hospital in San Diego to use a newly-approved dissolving heart stent.

Scripps Health Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings To First Responders

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Scripps Health will offer free skin cancer screenings to local lifeguards, police and firefighters Monday afternoon.

Diagnostic Giant LabCorp Buys San Diego's Sequenom

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North Carolina-based LabCorp will pay $371 million to acquire San Diego biotech company Sequenom.

Making A Splash: Program Teaches Water-Shy Adults How To Swim

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 people drown every day in the U.S. Adult swim coach Chris Holley is trying to make a dent in that statistic, one student at a time.

UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers

A new study offers a look at the demographics of California teenagers who use e-cigarettes.

All stories by Kenny Goldberg ›