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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 Company Develops Test To Indicate Risk Of Acute Kidney Injury

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Astute Medical developed a first-of-its-kind test that can determine someone’s risk of developing acute kidney injury.

Lopsided Battle Over Proposition 45

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The fight over Proposition 45, a ballot initiative that would give the state authority to regulate health insurance rates, is shaping up to be a one-sided affair.

San Diego County Suicides Reach All-Time High

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The number of San Diegans who committed suicide reached an all-time high in 2013.

San Diego Service Offers Mental Health Support Online

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San Diegans who have a mental health issue can now access an online chat service to speak to a counselor.

Measure Would Make Drug Overdose Antitdote More Widely Available In California

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A bill designed to reduce drug overdose deaths in California is on its way to the governor’s desk.

Breastfeeding Rates Increase In California, But Disparities Remain

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The percentage of babies who are breastfed exclusively in the hospital is on the rise in California, but ethnic and regional disparities still exist.

San Diegans Combat Stigma By Sharing Personal Struggles With Mental Illness

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The stigma surrounding mental illness is a powerful force. Some San Diegans with mental health issues are trying to reduce it, by sharing their personal stories.

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Speed Up Clinics' Medi-Cal Approval

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State lawmakers have approved a measure that would help new community clinics could get up and running faster.

Veterans Affairs Opens New Clinic In Sorrento Valley

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VA San Diego Healthcare System is opening a new clinic in Sorrento Valley, part of a plan to expand medical services to local veterans.

Concussion-Measuring Device Developed At SDSU Hits Market

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A device developed at San Diego State that helps trainers figure out if an athlete has suffered a concussion is now on the market.

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