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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

Covered California Enrolled 2 Million Since January 2014

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As it gears up for its third open enrollment period, Covered California says its enrolled more than two million people since it opened for business.

Group Wants To Kill California's Right-To-Die Law

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A group that calls itself Seniors Against Suicide wants to put a measure on the ballot to repeal California's new right-to-die law.

Struggling To Treat San Diego County's Mentally Ill

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More than 188,000 people in San Diego County are living with diseases like schizophrenia or major depression. But the mental health system struggles to deliver them appropriate care.

Denti-Cal Program Under Investigation

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The non-partisan Little Hoover Commission has launched an investigation into California's dental program.

Prescription Drug Deaths Down, Heroin Deaths Up In San Diego County

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The latest report card from the San Diego County Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force reveals some diverging trends.

San Diego County Opens New Live Well Center In Escondido

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San Diego County has opened a new Live Well Center in Escondido, which houses a wide array of health and social services.

American College Of Physicians Asks Gov. Brown To Veto Right-To-Die Bill

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The nation's second-largest doctors' group is asking Gov. Brown to veto California's right-to-die measure.

UCSD Researchers Discover Protein That Can Help Damaged Hearts

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Researchers from UC San Diego and Stanford have discovered a method of helping the heart repair itself after a heart attack.

Marina Del Rey Foundation Gives People With Disabilities A Taste Of Surfing

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A foundation that helps people with disabilities go surfing swept into La Jolla Shores over the weekend.

UC San Diego Researchers Identify Possible Biomarker For PTSD

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Researchers looked at the heart rate variability of Marines before and after deployment.

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