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.

Study: Taller Men At Greater Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A study published in BMC Medicine shows a man’s height is also linked to the severity of the risk.

10/17/2017

Study: Vision Impairment Growing Problem Among Preschoolers

Doctors say it’s not always obvious when children have trouble seeing, and that’s why it’s important that they get their eyes checked early.

10/16/2017

Family Reacts After Report Says Legislation Made Addictive Opioids Easier To Obtain

Like so many others,  22-year-old Thadeus Burke’s addiction to heroin started with prescription pain killers.

10/16/2017

Virtual Reality Helping Ease The Pain For Patients

Scientists are using virtual reality technology to help patients escape their pain during difficult procedures.

10/13/2017

Eagles Encourage Health Awareness With 40-Day Training Challenge

The Philadelphia Eagles are spreading their wings to help the community get healthy.

10/12/2017

Royal Family Helps Effort To Break Through Mental Health Stigma

Mental disorders affect nearly 12 percent of the world’s population, which is about 450 million people.

10/10/2017

MitraClip Helping Patients With Heart Problems

A special clip that looks like a miniature clothespin is helping turn lives around.

10/06/2017

EASE App Provides Lifeline For Family, Friends Of Hospitalized Patients

There is an app that lets hospitals update the status of patients with pictures and video.

10/06/2017

Health Officials Say It Could Be A Bad Flu Season

In spite of the yearly recommendations, doctors say fewer than 50 percent of Americans get the annual flu shot, leading to more than nine million flu-related illnesses a year and 12,000 deaths.

10/05/2017

FULL LIST: National Depression Screening Day Is Today

Thursday is National Depression Screening Day, a free opportunity for people to be checked for a mental health issue that millions struggle with.

10/04/2017

Researchers: Dogs Able To Detect Cancers Through Smell

Scientists have shown that some dogs have hundreds of millions of scent receptors, and they’re finding new ways to potentially detect different kinds of cancer.

10/04/2017

4 People, 1 Family: Battling Breast Cancer Together

A Willow Grove family is celebrating life despite a group battle with breast cancer.

10/03/2017

Psychologist: Tragedies Like Las Vegas Shooting Can Interfere With People’s Work, Relationships

Psychologists say it’s normal for people to react emotionally to what happened in Las Vegas.

10/03/2017

Several Philadelphia Hospitals Prepared For Mass Shooting Trauma Events

Penn Presbyterian has one of the newest and most sophisticated trauma centers in the area.

10/02/2017

Plastic Surgeon Comes Up With Tie Tuck Procedure To Treat Saggy Necks

While the tie tuck procedure was designed for men, the New Jersey doctor who’s doing it says it could also work for women.

09/28/2017

Research: Genetics Play Vital Role In Autism

New research says a person’s likelihood of having autism is largely based on their inherited genes.

09/27/2017

‘I Will Suffer For The Rest Of My Life’: Pennsylvania Woman Awarded $57M Verdict In Johnson & Johnson Lawsuit

A record jury verdict of $57 million against Johnson and Johnson was awarded to a Pennsylvania woman who was injured by a product that thousands of women have.

09/26/2017

Philly Orchestra Brings Hope, Inspiration To Those With Health Challenges

This week the Philadelphia Orchestra is bringing hope and inspiration through music for people with health challenges.

09/26/2017

Officials Give Tips On How To Prevent Spread Of Infectious Diseases Associated With Organized Sports

Doctors say about 10 to 15 percent of injuries that sideline college athletes are related to infectious diseases.

09/25/2017

This Cardiovascular Workout Is Helping Athletes Bounce Back From Injuries

More and more athletes are turning to a cardiovascular workout that’s easy on the legs and helps to bounce back from injuries more quickly.

09/22/2017

Teen Girl Overcomes Ovarian Cancer

When Paige LaRosa was 11, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

09/19/2017

Study: Senior Citizens Often More Active Than Teens

According to the CDC, more than 12 million US children and teenagers are overweight.

09/19/2017

Penn Doctor Raising Money For Alzheimer’s Research Through 5K Race, Walk

Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease and the treatment options are limited.

09/18/2017

Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, Piercings

Nearly 40 percent of millennials have at least one tattoo.

09/18/2017

Report: More Than 49,000 Patients Under Age 21 Went To ER For Opioid Addiction

Children are being caught up in this pressing public health problem in alarming numbers.

09/15/2017

Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant A Likely Risk With Lupus

Selena Gomez revealed her Lupus diagnosis in 2015 and last year took some time off as she struggled with the disease as well as anxiety and depression.

09/14/2017

Study: Positive Trend In Cancer Survival Rates

The power of personalized, precision medicine that comes from groundbreaking cancer research is happening here in Philadelphia and around the country.

09/13/2017

New Device Helps People Struggling To Fight Obesity, Diabetes

It’s kind of like bypass surgery without the operation.

09/13/2017

Hundreds Turn Out To Raise Funds For Girl, 3, Battling Rare Disease

Golf for a Cure in Cinnaminson on Tuesday was all about helping to raise money for a 3-year-old girl suffering from a rare disease.

09/12/2017

Researchers: Hormone Replacement Therapy Does Not Increase Early Death In Women

Fifteen years ago, scientists said hormone replacement therapy was risky. Now the research is showing it does not increase premature deaths.

09/12/2017

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