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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 Diegans Encouraged To Get Blood Pressure Checked On Valentine's Day

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San Diegans are being encouraged to love their heart on Valentine’s Day by getting their blood pressure checked.

Imperial Valley Food Bank Launches Capital Campaign

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Prompted by widespread hunger, the Imperial Valley Food Bank is launching a campaign to upgrade its aging facilities.

One Out Of Four American Adults Have Suffered Hearing Loss

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A new report from the CDC reveals the elderly aren't the only ones affected by hearing loss.

Trump, GOP Reverse Course On Speedy Obamacare Repeal

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Repealing Obamacare upon taking office was one of Donald Trump's most fervent pledges. Now, the president has said it won't happen anytime soon.

At 31, Cal State San Marcos Basketball Player Keeps His Teammates Young

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Stefawn Payne is a Marine staff sergeant, a 31-year-old college freshman, is happily married, a new father and he plays on his school's basketball team.

Cold Meds, Dementia Can Be A Dangerous Mix

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When you’re feeling under the weather, over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can offer some relief. But they can be risky, especially with people who have dementia.

San Diego Gets Poor Marks In Tobacco Control Report

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San Diego may be known as America's finest city, but not when it comes to tobacco control.

Flu-Related Hospitalizations At 10-Year High In California

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State health officials say this year's flu season is shaping up to be much more severe than last year's.

Momentum Builds For San Diego Women's March

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Organizers expect more than 22,000 people at the San Diego Women's March on Saturday.

San Diego Small Business Group Calls Obamacare Repeal Misguided

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A San Diego coalition of small businesses has added its voice to the chorus of opposition to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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