Stephanie Stahl

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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 Lung Cancer Treatments Show Promise

The new numbers from the CDC show the number of cancer deaths will rise most among black women.

07/02/2015

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Health: Pot For Pets

Now, there are supplements for animals that contain a marijuana extract.

06/29/2015

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Health: Bucks Woman Diagnosed Wrongly With MS Isn’t Alone

Imagine being treated for a devastating condition that you don’t have. It happens more often than you think. CBS 3 health reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive story of how it happened to a woman in Bucks County.

06/17/2015

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Health: Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes Shows Promise

Researchers are testing a possible breakthrough in the treatment of type 1 diabetes. An inexpensive generic vaccine has shown promise, giving longtime patients new hope.

06/17/2015

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Health: FDA Orders Food Manufacturers To Remove Trans-Fat Within 3 Years

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday the heart clogging fats will be eliminated from the food supply.

06/16/2015

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Health: South Jersey Newlyweds Celebrate A New Lease On Life

South Jersey newlyweds are celebrating a new lease on life. Their wedding was temporarily side-tracked with a long awaited trip to the hospital. The bride needed a kidney transplant and as she was about to exchange vows with her true love – fate intervened.

06/12/2015

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HealthWatch Exclusive: Melting Chin Fat

The first FDA-approved injection for melting fat has just arrived in our area. In a CBS 3 exclusive, health reporter Stephanie Stahl was there for the first patient.

06/10/2015

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Health: Study Links Heartburn Medications, Heart Attacks

A large new study shows a clear link between some widely-used heartburn medicines and heart attacks. CBS 3 health reporter Stephanie Stahl explains the connection.

06/10/2015

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Health: Zap Your Snoring

Zap your snoring with a quick trip to the dentist. Health reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the treatment with no downtime and very few side effects.

06/09/2015

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Health: Students Get A Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Drexel University wants students to be pro-active about their mental health and has found a way to gauge the mood of the student body which this week is taking on the added pressure of finals.

06/09/2015

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Health: Research Released About New Tick Threat

On the CBS3 HealthWatch, warm summer days increase the risk of tick bites and Lyme disease. For the past five years, Pennsylvania has had the most cases of tick-born illnesses in the country. Now there’s new research about another new tick threat.

06/08/2015

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FDA Panel Backs Female Libido Pill, Under Safety Conditions

The Food and Drug Administration panel voted 18-6 in favor of approving Sprout Pharmaceutical’s daily pill.

06/04/2015

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Health: New Rehabilitation Center Opens In Philadelphia

There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of drug related overdose deaths in the Philadelphia region. Friday the city opened a much needed rehab center.

05/29/2015

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Doctors: FBI Investigating Medical Device Suspected Of Spreading Cancer

It’s a story Eyewitness News health reporter Stephanie Stahl first told you about: a surgical tool suspected of spreading cancer in women. Now, the FBI is reportedly investigating who knew what and when about this potentially deadly device.

05/28/2015

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Health: 2 Local Doctors Want FDA To Do More To Make Sure Medical Devices Are Safe

Is the FDA doing enough to protect patients from potentially dangerous medical devices? Two Philadelphia area doctors say no. They’re fighting to prevent more tragedies, while living through their own.

05/21/2015

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