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

As one of the television industry’s most respected medical reporters, Stahl 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 Stahl 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 Stahl “on their side” 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.

Stahl is also a multiple Emmy Award winner for outstanding medical reporting. In 2004, she and 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, Stahl 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 Stahl 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 Stahl into its Hall of Fame.

Stahl joined CBS 3 in 1992. Previously, she had been an anchor/reporter for WCAU-TV since 1986. A native of South Florida, Stahl 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. Stahl is a graduate of American University in Washington, D. C. where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Stahl, her husband, Jim, and son, Matthew, reside in Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia.

Connect with Stephanie Stahl on Twitter: @StahlCBS3; and on Facebook:
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Health: New Research Says Men Get Sicker With The Flu Than Women

The flu season is ramping up and many are predicting it’s going to be a rough one, partially because the flu vaccine is less effective this year. And new research says it could be especially bad for men. It says men actually get sicker than women and suffer more.

12/16/2014

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Health: Study Finds Feeling Younger Might Be The Key To Living Longer

What’s the secret to living a long healthy life? Doctors say exercise and eating well are important, but so is your attitude.

12/16/2014

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Health: Breast Cancer Patients Getting Too Much Radiation

Women with early stage breast cancer are getting unnecessarily long radiation treatments according to a new study released Wednesday from Penn Medicine.

12/10/2014

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Health: Protecting Skin From Air Pollution

From car exhaust and cigarette smoke, to soot and smog, air pollution is not only bad for your lungs. Dirty air hurts your skin too.

12/10/2014

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Health: New Sleep Apnea Treatment

There’s a new option for the 18 million Americans who suffer with obstructive sleep apnea which can cause a variety of health problems including an increased risk of heart disease and weight gain.

12/02/2014

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Health: Toy Related Injuries Increasing

New research from Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows injuries related to toys have increased nearly 40 percent in the past two decades.

12/01/2014

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‘Healthy Pa.’ Enrollment Begins Today

Uninsured Pennsylvanians whose annual income is less than 138 percent of the federal poverty limit can apply for health coverage through the state’s new “Healthy PA” program.

12/01/2014

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Health: More People Expected To Get CT Scans For Lung Cancer

A surge is expected now that they’ll be covered by Medicare and Medicaid.

11/27/2014

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Health: FDA Issues New Rules Mandating Calories Be Posted On Menus At Big Chain Restaurants And Stores

The FDA issued new rules which will soon show you exactly how many calories you’re eating when you dine out.

11/25/2014

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Health: Study Says Drinking A Lot Does Not Make You An Alcoholic

Are people who drink a lot alcoholics? Federal health officials say no.

11/20/2014

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Study: Bad Marriage, Broken Heart

Older couples in bad marriages have a higher risk for heart disease than those in good marriages, according to a first-of-its-kind study funded by the National Institute of Aging.

11/19/2014

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Health: Study Says An Intimate Kiss Is Actually Loaded With Bacteria

A kiss is just a kiss – unless you’re worried about germs. A new study was released Monday that says an intimate kiss is actually loaded with bacteria.

11/17/2014

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Health: New Research Says The Best Place To Have A Heart Attack Is Not In A Hospital

The new study published in JAMA found that people who were already hospitalized were more likely to die from a heart attack than people who had a heart attack outside the hospital.

11/17/2014

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Cold Weather Survival Guide

Here’s a guide to staying safe – and warm – during extremely cold and wintry weather.

11/17/2014

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Health: Growing Number Of People Getting Surprise ER Bills

Having health insurance might not be enough to protect you from outrageous medical bills, even when you think you’ve made sure you’re “covered”. A growing number of people are getting surprise ER bills.

11/12/2014

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