Stephanie Stahl

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Stephanie Stahl, CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57’s Emmy Award-winning health reporter, is featured daily on Eyewitness News.

 As one of the television industry’s most respected medical reporters, Stephanie has been recognized by community and health organizations alike for her hard-hitting yet compassionate approach to her beat, an approach that has changed lives and influenced medical practices.  One investigative report that she reported about an e-coli outbreak in the Philadelphia region was instrumental to the development of new federal recommendations for petting zoos

That is characteristic of her work, but viewers have also seen Stephanie advocating on behalf of viewers,  resolving medical bills; arranging surgery to repair a facial disfigurement that gave a Chester County man his life back, and telling the emotional story of a teen who came back from a suicide attempt to recover, graduate and move on in life to inspire others.

Stephanie is also a multiple Emmy Award winner for outstanding medical reporting.  In 2004, she and former colleague Carol Erickson each won a local Emmy Award for “Carol’s Story,” their moving series about Carol’s battle with breast cancer.   In 2005, she received the prestigious Diamond Award from Temple University Hospital’s Auxiliary for her “dedication to excellence, her professional and personal integrity, and her deep sense of compassion for others.”  In addition, the Pennsylvania Public Health Association honored her with its 2000 Media Award; the local chapter of the American Liver Foundation named Stahl its Media Professional of the Year in 2001 and that same year, the Cardiovascular Institute presented Stephanie with its Leadership Award for “positively impacting the health of the Delaware Valley.”

Women in Communications recognized her contributions with its highest honor, the Sarah Award.  In 2011, the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia inducted her into its Hall of Fame.

Stephanie joined CBS 3 in 1992.  Previously, she had been an anchor/reporter for WCAU-TV since 1986.  A native of South Florida, Stephanie began her broadcasting career at WRC-TV in Washington, D. C.  She was an anchor/reporter at WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida and at Miami’s WSVN-TV before coming to Philadelphia.   Stephanie is a graduate of American University in Washington, D. C. where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

She, and her husband, Jim, reside in Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia.  They have a son, Matthew, who works in professional sports management.

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06/22/2017

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Advocates for people with disabilities declared Thursday a National Day of Action to spread the word about proposed cuts to Medicaid.

06/22/2017

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06/21/2017

Study Finds Yoga Helps People With Lower Back Pain

With all those different positions and contortions, some might think yoga would aggravate back pain, which is an issue for millions of Americans.

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06/15/2017

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06/14/2017

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06/13/2017

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06/12/2017

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06/12/2017

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06/09/2017

Family Warning About ‘Dry Drowning’ After Death Of Son

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06/07/2017

Bill Introduced In Washington Aims To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

A new bill presented in Washington aims to prevent hot car deaths with new technology.

06/07/2017

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Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia Cures Teen Boy Of Egg Allergy

Making chocolate chip cookies with eggs used to be something that was life-threatening for 15-year-old Isaac Keiser.

06/05/2017

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06/05/2017

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AAA: 15 Percent Spike In Deadly Teen Crashes During Summer

Doctors say teens are more likely to drive distracted, putting themselves and the drivers around them at risk.

06/01/2017

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There have been a growing number of police and first responders who accidentally ingest opioids when they respond to drug scenes.

05/31/2017

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During CPR, you should push on the chest at a rate of 100 to 120 compressions per minute.

05/31/2017

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Phone Thumb is a condition linked to repetitive movements used for texting and emailing on smart phones.

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The 41-year-old golfer issued a statement, blaming his DUI arrest on prescription medicine.

05/30/2017

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05/25/2017

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05/25/2017

Horses Helping In Recovery Of Drug Addicts At Bucks County Farm

Equine therapy has been used for a variety of situations. It’s been shown that horses can help people overcome all sorts of problems.

05/24/2017

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The digital world is revolutionizing how visually impaired students can learn and interact.

05/24/2017

Learning The Signs Of A Stroke

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05/23/2017

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Researchers say it could mean new treatments for age-related diseases like heart disease and cancer.

05/23/2017

Big Benefits To Eating Healthy Fat, Experts Say

A new health trend is having dieters ditch low fat products.

05/19/2017

New Technology Helping To Diagnose Hard-To-Find Breast Cancer

New technology is helping to diagnose hard-to-find breast cancer.

05/18/2017

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Patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia spent the day getting pampered in preparation for the 11th annual patient prom.

05/17/2017

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Coroner: Teen Dies From Consuming Too Much Caffeine

Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner.

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