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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

Flu-Related Hospitalizations At 10-Year High In California

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State health officials say this year's flu season is shaping up to be much more severe than last year's.

Momentum Builds For San Diego Women's March

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Organizers expect more than 22,000 people at the San Diego Women's March on Saturday.

San Diego Small Business Group Calls Obamacare Repeal Misguided

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A San Diego coalition of small businesses has added its voice to the chorus of opposition to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

California Reps Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare Keeping Low Profile

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While supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold rallies throughout the state, the 13 California members of the House who voted for the resolution to repeal the law are keeping a low profile.

Obamacare Supporters Protest At Issa's North County Office

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Congressman Darrell Issa wants to repeal Obamacare. That's not a popular position among some of his constituents.

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

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Four states had measures to raise tobacco taxes on the November ballot, but only California’s Proposition 56 prevailed.

Key Health Benefit For Women To Vanish If Obamacare Repealed

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Repealing the Affordable Care Act would mean the end for the requirement that health plans provide contraceptives at no cost.

Medi-Cal Recipients Statewide Would Feel The Pain Of Obamacare Repeal

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A proposed repeal of Obamacare would devastate the Medi-Cal program, and wouldn't just affect people in Democratic strongholds, according to the California Budget & Policy Center.

Flu Activity Picks Up In San Diego

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County health officials say at least 881 San Diegans have come down with the flu so far this season.

Mumps Cases Rise In San Diego And Across The Nation

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Even though there's a vaccine for it, mumps is making a comeback nationwide.

All stories by Kenny Goldberg ›