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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Pa. Health Department Hosts Back-To-School Vaccination Clinics

With school starting or about to start for students, state officials today stressed the importance of keeping immunizations up-to-date.


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Surgeon With Leukemia Inspires Hospital Staff’s Blood Drive

Doctors and staff at Hahnemann University Hospital set up a special blood drive Friday for a beloved colleague.


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New Report Has Praise, Criticism For States In Fight Against Cancer

A new report has praise and some criticism for how Pennsylvania stacks up in the fight against cancer.

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Penn Medicine Combats Opioid Epidemic With Device That Pumps Away The Pain

Instead of a patient being given prescriptions for things like percocet, Penn Medicine has developed a new way to control post-surgical pain.

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Penn Experts Explain The Popular Therapeutic Treatment, Cupping

A local expert explains a therapeutic treatment called cupping, that’s become very popular and used to reduce soreness and speed up healing.


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What Is Causing Increase In Hot Car Deaths Involving Children?

People are busy and tired and often multi-tasking, but it’s still hard to imagine how a person could forget a baby in the backseat.



Experts: Drinking Alcohol Can Make You More Susceptible To Mosquito Bites

There’s no evidence there are any Zika infected mosquitoes in our area but bug bites should still be avoided. That’s not always so easy.


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The Pharmacy For Your Diet, Non-Profit Delivers Healthy Meals To Sick People

The nutrition program, Manna, delivers healthy meals to sick people.

CBS 3–08/02/2016

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Health: CHOP Provides Autism-Friendly Spaces

Thousands of young patients are treated there and now there’s a new building at CHOP that’s more welcoming to children with autism.


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Kidney Disease Patients Get A Life-Saving Lesson On Food

Children with life threatening diseases face many challenges, one being the need to eat healthy. Now there’s a way to make that more fun.

CBS 3–07/29/2016

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 22: Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Over 700 people took part in setting the new world record. The Ice Bucket Challenge is the social media phenomenon which is helping raise awareness and money for sufferers of Motor Neurone Disease.

Wait, The Ice Bucket Challenge Actually Worked?

Money raised from the campaign has led to an important research breakthrough in the treatment of the neuro-degnerative disease.


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Inspired By Rocky, Illinois Cancer Survivor Tackles Art Museum Steps

It’s been a long and difficult journey for Sandi Stange and her family who live in Illinois. She was diagnosed with breast cancer 10 years ago.

CBS 3–07/22/2016

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Health Care Workers Gear Up Ahead Of DNC: ‘It’s All Hands On Deck’

With lots of protesters on the streets, there’s the risk for many becoming dehydrated. But medical professionals say they’re ready for that and anything else.

CBS 3–07/20/2016

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Kid Transplant Recipients Bond At Annual Summer Camp

The gift of life turns to summer fun for a special group of youngsters on the first day of camp out in Montgomery County.


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Commonly Misdiagnosed Condition Nearly Sidelines Local Athlete

A commonly misdiagnosed condition nearly sidelined one local athlete.

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