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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

How To Cope With The Holiday Blues

The holidays are a great time to be with family and friends, but sometimes an unwelcome guest drops in: depression.

What's Behind Trend That Has Mexicans Leaving U.S.

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A study from Pew Research Center found that in recent years the number of Mexicans leaving the U.S. is larger than the number coming to the U.S.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases On The Rise In San Diego County

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The number of cases of both gonorrhea and syphilis rose 15 percent in the county between 2013 and 2014.

California Health Watchdog Sues More E-Cigarette Companies

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A nonprofit health watchdog is suing 15 e-cigarette makers for violating California’s product-labeling law.

San Francisco Considers Raising Age For Buying Tobacco To 21

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The city of New York has done it. So has the state of Hawaii. Now, San Francisco will consider a measure to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

Kaiser and Northern California Therapists Reach Tentative Deal

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After five years of talks, Kaiser Permanente and the union representing mental health providers in Northern California have reached a tentative deal on a new contract.

Soft Drinks In The Bullseye At San Diego Forum

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A special forum in San Diego will explore what effect soft drink consumption has on health.

Access To Care Challenging In San Diego County's Backcountry

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The Community Health Center in Campo sits in a double-wide trailer. Other than Indian Health Services on the Campo Indian Reservation, it’s the only place to get care in an area that spreads over 950 square miles.

California Home Care Workers Eligible For Overtime Pay Starting February 2016

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More than 400,000 in-home supportive services workers in California will be eligible for overtime pay beginning next February.

San Diego International Airport Goes Breastfeeding-Friendly

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Nursing moms flying in and out of San Diego now have private lactation rooms they can use.

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