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.

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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

Study: Sitting More Than 12 Hours In A Day Increases Risk Of Death

Doctors have been saying sitting is the new smoking, in terms of being dangerous to your health.

09/11/2017

Man Runs Half Marathon To Save Friend’s Life

American Association for Cancer Research Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon is raising money for these breakthroughs that save lives and one runner is doing the race because of a special friendship.

09/08/2017

Back-To-School Means An Increased Risk For ‘Super Lice’

Back to school isn’t just about reading, writing and arithmetic. For some students, it means an increased risk for getting head lice.

09/07/2017

New Tool Helping Doctors Better Detect Skin Cancer

Doctors use dermatoscopes to detect all kinds of skin cancer, as well as other kinds of skin and scalp problems.

09/05/2017

Doctors: Natural Disasters Like Harvey Can Harm Mental Health Of Survivors

Experts say living through that kind of a disaster is physically and emotionally taxing.

08/31/2017

FDA Announces First US Gene Therapy Approval For Cancer Treatment

The FDA has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers a patients’ own blood cells and turns them into an army of assassins that destroy childhood leukemia.

08/30/2017

Former Eagles Greats Help Raise Awareness For Prostate Cancer

About 3 million american men are living with prostate cancer and survival depends on early detection.

08/30/2017

Phillies Help Kids With Down Syndrome Enjoy Day At The Ballpark

Kids from the National Down Syndrome Society were at the ballpark and guests of the PLAY campaign.

08/29/2017

Penn Medicine First In State To Perform Innovative Spinal Repair Procedure

There is a new quick and easy procedure is for patients who have back and leg pain from a herniated disc.

08/28/2017

Study: New Drug Might Prevent Heart Attacks

A new research suggests a drug, which is already approved for rare inflammatory diseases, might also help prevent heart attacks.

08/28/2017

Growing Horticulture Program Helps With Healthy Aging

Doctors say you really don’t have to be in good shape or young to enjoy the benefits.

08/23/2017

‘Music Mends Minds’ Band Helps Dementia & Parkinson’s Patients Cope With Illness

Music is helping patients with dementia and Parkinson’s cope with their illnesses.

08/23/2017

Infant Shares Limelight With Eclipse

Carter Anthony Parsons was born during the solar eclipse at 1:53 p.m. on Monday.

08/22/2017

Eclipse 2017: Signs of Potential Eye Damage

Doctors are preparing for possible solar eclipse vision problems with extra staff and equipment in Philadelphia.

08/21/2017

Doctor Offers Important Back To School Tips

With summertime sadly winding down and kids heading back to school, doctors say one of the most important things to do is adjust their bedtime routine. 

08/17/2017

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