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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 by Kenny Goldberg

Deep Partisan Divide Remains Over Affordable Care Act In California

Deep Partisan Divide Remains Over Affordable Care Act In California

June 20
By Kenny Goldberg

A new statewide poll finds support for the Affordable Care Act has reached record highs in California, but there remains a significant partisan divide.

San Diegans Share Their Stories Of Surviving Cancer

San Diegans Share Their Stories Of Surviving Cancer

June 19
By Kenny Goldberg

Dozens of people who were diagnosed with cancer shared their stories of survival at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla on Monday.

Workplace Violence: Can Employers Do More To Prevent It?

Workplace Violence: Can Employers Do More To Prevent It?

June 15
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego expert on threat assessment believes employers can do more to prevent workplace violence.

California Doctors Feeling Sick About New State Budget

California Doctors Feeling Sick About New State Budget

June 14
By Kenny Goldberg

Doctors say they are getting a raw deal in the new state budget crafted by California lawmakers.

Helen Woodward Therapy Animals Spread Unconditional Love

Helen Woodward Therapy Animals Spread Unconditional Love

June 14
By Kenny Goldberg

Spending time with a friendly animal can be fun and therapeutic, too. That is the concept behind a special program run by the nonprofit Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Driving Stoned: San Diego Scientists Try To Find DUI Limit For Mari...

Driving Stoned: San Diego Scientists Try To Find DUI Limit For Marijuana

June 7
By Kenny Goldberg

California has a legal limit for alcohol intoxication, but it does not have one for marijuana. Researchers at UC San Diego are working on trying to determine how much pot leads to impairment.

Driving Stoned: Specially Trained Cops On The Lookout For Drugged D...

Driving Stoned: Specially Trained Cops On The Lookout For Drugged Drivers

June 6
By Kenny Goldberg

Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in California and more people are driving high. Some specially trained police officers are on the road looking for them.

Driving Stoned: How Much Is Too Much?

Driving Stoned: How Much Is Too Much?

June 5
By Kenny Goldberg

As California gears up for retail sales of marijuana in 2018, police are concerned about what more pot use could mean for highway safety.

New Report Looks At Childhood Obesity In San Diego County Public Sc...

New Report Looks At Childhood Obesity In San Diego County Public Schools

May 30
By City News Service, Kenny Goldberg

More than one-third of fifth-, seventh- and ninth- graders in San Diego County public schools were considered to be overweight or obese in the 2014-15 academic year, according to a report released Tuesday.

Many Canned Foods Still Contain Toxic Chemical

Many Canned Foods Still Contain Toxic Chemical

May 17
By Kenny Goldberg

Many canned foods sold at major retailers still contain the toxic chemical BPA, according to a new study.

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