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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

California's Aid-In-Dying Law Prompting Doctor-Patient Conversations

California's Aid-In-Dying Law Prompting Doctor-Patient Conversations

Aug. 23
By Kenny Goldberg

Doctors say California's Right-to-Die law has prompted more patients to ask about end-of-life care.

San Diego Seniors Plan Protest Of Proposed Medicare Cuts

San Diego Seniors Plan Protest Of Proposed Medicare Cuts

Aug. 21
By Kenny Goldberg

House Republicans want to cut Medicare. A group of San Diego seniors says it won't stand for that.

New Ronald McDonald House Offers Relief For More Families With A Si...

New Ronald McDonald House Offers Relief For More Families With A Sick Child

Aug. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

Due to increased demand, a second Ronald McDonald House has opened near Rady Children's Hospital.

Trump's Decision On Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Could Hurt Cali...

Trump's Decision On Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Could Hurt California Consumers

Aug. 15
By Kenny Goldberg

The Trump administration’s decision to give health insurers more time to file their 2018 rates will not have an effect in California. But an upcoming decision on cost-sharing reduction payments will mean a lot.

Roundtable: SANDAG Saga Continues, Former Mayor Helps Win Developme...

Roundtable: SANDAG Saga Continues, Former Mayor Helps Win Development Deal

Aug. 11
By Kenny Goldberg, Neiko Will

The head of SANDAG announced his retirement this week. Will the taint of the revenue forecasting scandal go with him? And, a former San Diego mayor helps seal a subsidized housing development deal with the county. Did her chummy ties to a supervisor help?

Latest Alzheimer's Research May Offer A Way Forward

Latest Alzheimer's Research May Offer A Way Forward

Aug. 9
By Kenny Goldberg

Five-and-a-half million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. There is no cure for it. But new research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London may offer some clues.

Cost Of Covered California In 2018 Will Depend On Insurance Plan

Cost Of Covered California In 2018 Will Depend On Insurance Plan

Aug. 7
By Kenny Goldberg

San Diegans who have a Covered California health plan will see the cost of their premium go up next year. They'll find out exactly how much in October.

Roundtable: Cars, Taxis And Walkers At The Border, Housing For Refu...

Roundtable: Cars, Taxis And Walkers At The Border, Housing For Refugees

Aug. 4
By Kenny Goldberg, Pat Finn and pat

On the border: a young man dies from drinking liquid meth; the Tijuana taxi wars are quiet, for now; but "carmageddon" is coming. And finding housing here for refugees is as hard as you might think.

Covered California Policyholders Have Some Decisions To Make

Covered California Policyholders Have Some Decisions To Make

Aug. 3
By Kenny Goldberg

People enrolled in a Covered California health plan could see big price hikes in 2018.

Coalition Of San Diego Health Care Groups Protests Efforts To Repla...

Coalition Of San Diego Health Care Groups Protests Efforts To Replace Obamacare

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

A coalition of major players in the San Diego healthcare market are protesting efforts to replace Obamacare.

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