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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 County Grand Jury Says Program To Help Disabled, Seniors Needs Fixes

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A report from the San Diego County grand jury recommends creating separate adult and children units for the county's In-Home Supportive Services program, which serves disabled adults and children and seniors.

Medi-Cal's Dental Program Takes Another Hit

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Finding a dentist who's willing to treat Denti-Cal patients is getting tougher now that Western Dental will no longer see those patients.

Maternal Obesity Linked To Babies' Weakened Immune System

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New research from UC Riverside finds babies born to obese mothers may have a compromised immune system.

Bill To Expand Role Of Nurse Practitioners Moving Through Legislature

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Nurse practitioners would be allowed to work without physician oversight under a bill in the California Legislature.

Training Tijuana Cops To Avoid HIV Infections From Needle-Sticks

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Tijuana police practices put officers at high risk for needle-stick injuries that can lead to HIV infections. UC San Diego is coordinating the special training to make it safer for officers as they encounter IV drug users.

Doctors, Hospitals And Insurers Ask For More Pay From Medi-Cal

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A coalition of major players in the healthcare business is asking the state to pay providers more money for treating Medi-Cal patients.

Military Families Get New Home Away From Home On Camp Pendleton

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Military families who have a loved one getting care at Camp Pendleton's Naval Hospital have a new place to stay.

Planned Parenthood Clinic In El Centro Gets Final Safety Approval, Drops Lawsuit

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After weeks of delay and a looming lawsuit, the fire chief in El Centro has given his final clearance for the first Planned Parenthood clinic in the Imperial Valley.

San Diegan Organizes Rally For ALS Patients In Washington

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A San Diego woman whose husband has ALS is organizing a rally in Washington, D.C., to encourage the FDA to accelerate drug approvals.

Imperial County Divided Over Region's First Planned Parenthood Clinic

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Despite considerable opposition from religious groups, the Planned Parenthood clinic is now providing care, but only on a limited basis.

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