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.

New Air Quality Report Reveals Unsafe Conditions For Philadelphians

“Even one day with polluted air is too many,” said Kelly Flanigan.

CBS 3–07/12/2018

Nearly 50 Percent Of Parents Use Their Cellphones While Driving Kids, Study Says

Distracted driving is now a public health crisis, causing a growing number of car crashes and injuries.

CBS 3–07/12/2018

Dangers Of Firefighting Not Just About Battling Flames

It’s dangerous work that causes a variety of health problems, not all directly related to firefighting.

CBS 3–07/11/2018

Study: Most African-Americans Develop High Blood Pressure By Age 55

High blood pressure is often called the silent killer because it usually has no symptoms but doctors say it’s something that African-Americans should check.

CBS 3–07/11/2018

Researchers: Multivitamins, Minerals Do Not Help In Battling Heart Disease

New research on multi-vitamins says there were no benefits when it comes to cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States.

CBS 3–07/10/2018

Grocery Stores Offering Dietitians To Help Customers Make Healthy Food Choices

Grocery stores are introducing personalized help for shoppers to combat the country’s obesity epidemic.

CBS 3–07/09/2018

Study: Pasta Can Be Part Of Healthy Diet

New research says pasta won’t blow your diet.

CBS 3–07/05/2018

Guide To Protecting Yourself From Mosquitoes This Summer

The CDC recommends using EPA-approved insect repellents.

CBS 3–07/04/2018

Study: Healthy Eaters Waste Most Food

Roughly 30 to 40 percent of the food supply in the United States is wasted, which works out to more than 20 pounds of food per person per month.

CBS 3–07/03/2018

Jim Donovan Describes Contracting Lyme Disease: ‘It Was Like Getting Hit By A Bus’

Lyme disease cases are up drastically in Pennsylvania, which now leads the country with the highest number of cases. 

CBS 3–07/02/2018

Eagles Fan Has Warning About Fireworks After Going Blind In Left Eye During Mishap

Doctors are worried they’re going to see more firework injuries because of a new law.

CBS 3–07/02/2018

First-Of-Its-Kind Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery Performed In Philadelphia

A first-of-its-kind robot-assisted spinal surgery happened at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

CBS 3–06/21/2018

Scientists May Have Found Way To Hack Into Brain To Boost Memories

Researchers have found higher levels of two very common herpes viruses in Alzheimer’s-affected brains and it appears they impact genes linked to Alzheimer’s.

CBS 3–06/21/2018

Doctors Warn Summer Solstice Could Cause Issues For Those Who Suffer With Sleep Problems

The Summer Solstice on June 21 is the longest day of the year, which means extra time to enjoy the summer sun.

CBS 3–06/20/2018

New Technology Helping Contain Outbreaks Of Contaminated Food

Federal health officials say new technology is helping contain outbreaks of contaminated food.

CBS 3–06/20/2018

Ed Rendell Announces He’s Battling Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is a disorder that affects the central nervous system.

CBS 3–06/18/2018

Stem Cell Breakthrough Helping Babies Born With Life-Threatening Condition

There’s potential stem cell breakthrough that’s helping the hearts of babies born with a life-threatening condition.

CBS 3–06/13/2018

Doctor’s Research Helps Eli ‘The Eliminator’ Bravely Battle Cancer Until The End

A little boy who loved Mustang cars was just 7 years old when he was diagnosed with the worst kind of brain cancer.

CBS 3–06/13/2018

Contaminated Melons Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Iowa has been added to the list of states that received contaminated melons linked to a salmonella outbreak.

CBS 3–06/12/2018

Excessive Rain Has Caused Explosion Of Poison Ivy In Philadelphia Area

The region is finally drying out after another rainy weekend. Unfortunately, the rain has brought us a very unwelcome visitor. 

CBS 3–06/11/2018

Study: Suicide Rates On The Rise Across The US

In the wake of Kate Spade’s suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 20 years.

CBS 3–06/07/2018

Pennsylvania Leads Country With Highest Number Of Lyme Disease Cases

Lyme disease cases are up drastically in Pennsylvania, which now leads the country with the highest number of cases has new warning from doctors.

CBS 3–06/07/2018

Study: Up-Tempo Music During Exercise Provides Health Boost

Working out to music can up your fitness, according to new research.

CBS 3–06/06/2018

New Research Shows Experimental Treatment Working For Advanced Cancer Cases

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute have put a patient with metastatic breast cancer into complete remission using a new approach to immunotherapy.

CBS 3–06/04/2018

Shockwave Therapy Helping Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

Shockwave therapy, a revolutionary new way to treat blocked arteries, is being done on the Main Line.

CBS 3–05/31/2018

car crash

Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Outpacing Deadly Accidents Involving Alcohol, Report Says

According to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths, while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs, which is a jump from just 28 percent in 2006.

CBS 3–05/31/2018

car crash

Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Outpacing Deadly Accidents Involving Alcohol, Report Says

More than half of the drivers had marijuana, opioids or a combination of the two in their system.

CBS 3–05/31/2018

American Cancer Society: Start Colon Cancer Screening At 45, Not 50

Colonoscopies need to start earlier, according to the American Cancer Society.

CBS 3–05/30/2018

Montgomery County Farm Offers Goat And Horse Yoga For Extra Health Benefits

There are all different kinds of yoga, but now animals are getting in on the practice.

CBS 3–05/30/2018

Constant Interruptions From Smartphone Can Impact Brain Chemistry, Scientists Say

It can be hard to concentrate when you’re always being diverted by your phone.

CBS 3–05/29/2018