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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: Addicted To Meth

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The methamphetamine that’s being sold on the street is extremely potent, highly addictive and cheaper than ever. That dangerous combination means meth is sending more people to our emergency rooms, jails and morgue.

Federal Panel Recommends Against Using FluMist

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An advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends against using the nasal spray flu vaccine during the upcoming flu season.

San Diego State Lands $10 Million Public Health Award

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The National Institutes of Health has given San Diego State University a $10 million grant to bolster its public health research.

Imperial County Remains Divided Over Planned Parenthood Clinic

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One year after it opened, Imperial County's only Planned Parenthood clinic remains dogged by protesters and shunned by much of the religious community.

Report Finds Sharing Prescription Painkillers Is Common Practice

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The sharing of prescription painkillers like Oxycontin is fairly common, according to a new study.

California's Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Is Now 21

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It's now illegal in California to sell tobacco products and vaping devices to people under 21.

Proposed Ballot Measure Would Cap Pay Of Hospital Executives

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California voters may get a chance to weigh in on whether the pay of hospital executives should be capped at $450,000 a year.

Live Well Center Brings Social Services To National City

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The 84,000-square-foot facility has a host of county services under one roof, including child support services, aging and independence services and a military and veterans resource center.

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dying Law

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For most people, death is an unplanned event. But not for San Diegan Eurika Strotto, who plans to take her own life just after California's End of Life Option Act takes effect in June.

North County's First Crisis Home To Open In Escondido

People who are suffering from a mental health crisis in North County will soon have a new place to get help.

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