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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

Community Clinic To Open In Linda Vista

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A new community clinic in Linda Vista will be a one-stop shop, with 21 exam rooms and a spacious waiting area for adult patients.

Teen Birthrate Declines, But So Does Percentage Of Teens Getting Sex Ed

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A new report compared the proportion of teens that were taught about birth control in two time periods: 2006 to 2010 and 2011 to 2013.

California Assembly Approves Tobacco-Free College Campuses

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Most San Diego-area schools are already smoke-free. Cal State San Marcos is the only university in San Diego County that still allows smoking on campus.

Bill Aims To Give Quicker Access To Reproductive Health Care In California

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A measure in the California Assembly would eliminate the need for women to get a referral from their primary care doctor to see a gynecologist.

San Diego County Launches Laura's Law

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Residents now have the option of getting court-ordered outpatient care for a loved one with a severe mental illness.

California Senate Committee Approves Drunken Driving Measure

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There are 25 states that require all convicted drunken drivers to have an ignition interlock installed on their vehicle. California could be next.

West Nile Virus Still A Concern In San Diego

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West Nile virus, not Zika, is the biggest concern as the mosquito season gets underway in San Diego County.

The Stethoscope May Have Reached Retirement Age

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A new article in the journal Lancet argues it might be time for the stethoscope to take retirement. The author of the article said pocket-sized ultrasound devices can give doctors a lot more information than the stethoscope provides.

San Diego Emergency Rooms Feeling Strain From Overuse

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Health officials say more than half of the visits to San Diego emergency departments have been for non-emergencies.

San Diego Vietnam Vets Honored At VA Ceremony Tuesday

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More than 50 years after U.S. ground troops entered Vietnam, three San Diego Vietnam War veterans are being honored at a ceremony hosted by the VA and other San Diego veterans organizations.

All stories by Kenny Goldberg ›