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.

Dangerous Trend: 40 Percent Of Young Women With Diabetes Suffer Eating Disorder

Deliberately restricting insulin to lose weight has become a dangerous trend, especially among young women with diabetes.

03/02/2018

Study: Eating Nuts Improves Survival Rate For Colon Cancer

A new study from the Yale Cancer Center has great news about how eating nuts can improve survival rates for certain cancers. 

03/01/2018

School Experiment Shows Just How Easily Germs Spread

Some youngsters get a lesson in disease prevention from the experts.

02/27/2018

Health Officials: Most Teens Suffering From Depression Not Properly Diagnosed

Research shows by age 20, about 20 percent of teens says they’ve experienced some depression, which can affect them long term.

02/26/2018

Director Kevin Smith Suffers ‘Massive Heart Attack’ Over Weekend

The 47-year-old famed artist shared a Facebook post about his experience.

02/26/2018

New Advances At CHOP Helping Teens With Scoliosis

New advances are helping teenagers with a curvature of the spine– an often hidden condition called scoliosis.

02/23/2018

CDC: Worst Of Flu Season Appears To Be Over

Federal health officials say the worst of this flu season appears to be over.

02/23/2018

Doctors: Impulsive Selfie Taking Dubbed ‘Selfitis’

Sisters Taelor and Tia Smith and their friends say they snap hundreds of selfies a day.

02/21/2018

Study: Heart Disease Risk Linked To Pace Of Your Walk

The pace of your walk provides insight into the chances of you developing and dying of heart disease, according to a recent study.

02/20/2018

Study: Gender Differences In Heart Failure Treatment

New research finds a discrepancy in the way male and female heart failure patients are treated.

02/19/2018

FDA-Approved Device Aims To Zap Away Underarm Sweat

There is an FDA-approved treatment that eliminates those embarrassing under-arm stains on clothing that come from excessive sweating.

02/16/2018

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CDC: This Year’s Flu Vaccine Doing Poor Job Of Preventing Influenza

Nationally, federal health officials say this year’s vaccine has had limited effectiveness.

02/15/2018

5-Year-Old Enjoys First Valentine’s Day With New Heart

One patient at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is enjoying his first Valentine’s Day with a new heart.

02/14/2018

Report: Many Philly Teens Are Not Getting HPV Vaccine That Could Prevent Cancer

HPV vaccination rates are low around the country.

02/13/2018

Burn Victim Returns To Hospital To Share Gratitude With His Lifesavers

Nick Kisarewich is back visiting Jefferson’s new burn unit, with a special Valentine thank you.

02/13/2018

How Genetic Testing Can Affect Your Life Insurance Rates

Genetic testing can provide some answers about your medical future but experts warn there can be serious downsides to DNA tests.

02/12/2018

Massive Heart Attack Survivor Shares Emotional Story During Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the leading cause of death in the United States.

02/09/2018

Health Officials: Flu Has Reached Pandemic Levels

The flu has reached pandemic levels and it could intensify, according to health officials.

02/09/2018

Philadelphia Fire Department Has Emergency Medical Plans In Place For Super Bowl Parade

Philadelphia says it’s all hands on deck with paramedics and others who can take care of medical emergencies that could develop during the parade.

02/07/2018

Vietnam Vet In Philly Receives Innovative Treatment For Tremor Disorder

Hoping to get his life back, the Delaware grandfather turned to Penn Medicine for treatment with a new noninvasive technology.

02/06/2018

Mother Names Newborn Son ‘Carson’ After Going Into Labor During Super Bowl

The Eagles Super Bowl win will be especially memorable for some families who had babies during the big game.

02/05/2018

Baby Boomers Hit Hard By Flu As Cases, Deaths Rise

The nation is in the coast-to-coast grips of a severe flu season, now on track to be as bad as the outbreak that caused an estimated 56,000 deaths.

01/26/2018

Meet Baby Carson: Devoted Fans Name Child After Eagles QB

A couple of loyal fans show their unbounded devotion to a beloved team by naming their child after a player on the Super Bowl-bound Philadelphia Eagles.

01/26/2018

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Game Changer: New Guidelines Expand Timeline To Treat Stroke Patients

These new guidelines that expand the time frame for treatment mean more people could be eligible for life-saving interventions that can minimize or prevent permanent damage.

01/25/2018

Doctors Advise Elderly People To Get Flu Shot After Rise In Cases, Deaths

Delaware has announced its third flu-related death of the year and Pennsylvania is quickly catching up with the rest of the country.

01/24/2018

Pediatricians: Child’s Diet In First 3 Years Greatly Impacts Mental Health, Brain Development

Food choices in the first 1,000 days of life could have a major impact on mental health and brain development, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

01/23/2018

Doctor Warns That Being An Eagles Fan Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

All of this excitement and celebration surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles is a lot of fun but it has the potential to be dangerous to your health.

01/18/2018

Mental, Physical Health Benefits To Being A Dog Walker

Dog walkers are getting health benefits without actually owning a pet.

01/17/2018

NASA Plans New Mission To Mars With New Rover

NASA is making plans for its next mission to Mars by building a next-generation explorer.

01/16/2018

Avoid Giving Children Cold Medicine With Codeine, FDA Says

The FDA also recommended against the use of these medications by women who are breastfeeding.

01/16/2018

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