Julie Cornell, KETV NewsWatch 7

Julie Cornell

KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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  • KETV NewsWatch 7
Past:
  • KCCI News

Recent articles by Julie:

SOCIAL MEDIA BREAK: Teens had less anxiety, better rest, more fun

KETV NewsWatch 7 teamed up with the Omaha United ’04 Soccer Team to encourage the girls to give up social media for a week. The results surprised them. → Read More

Mental health and screen time go hand in hand

Therapist: "The people and the moments around you are not rechargeable" → Read More

Virtual Lives Take Toll on Teens

8 Hours a day on social media: “It sounds pretty bad, now that I think about it” → Read More

College entrepreneurs create Gen Z app investing app

“All you need is a dollar and an adult sponsor to start investing right away,” → Read More

Child and teen anger issues created by pandemic

Team of mental health and education coaches work on child anxiety → Read More

Cash offered to turn in sex traffickers

It’s a crime so damaging to victims and so pervasive in our community and across that country that a new reward fund is specifically targeting those who traffic people for sex. Omaha’s Crime Stoppers board is now offering a $10,000 reward for an anonymous tip that leads to the arrest of a sex trafficker. “We know this is a complex crime. It’s not likely to have a whole slew of them right away… → Read More

Cold therapy reduces need for opioids

An Omaha orthopedic surgeon is finding pain relief for his knee patients and it doesn’t involve opioids.“If we can minimize that use of opioids, absolutely patients are going to benefit and it’s going to be better for them,” said Dr. Joshua Urban, with OrthoNebraska Hospital.Urban said the procedure, called Iovera, was introduced to the public a few years ago, but events in 2020 got in the way… → Read More

College roof damaged in storm

Omaha’s Metropolitan Community College South Omaha campus suffered some damage from Saturday’s high winds and rain. The roof of the Mahoney building was damaged in the storm. The college said access between the connector building and the Mahoney building are closed indefinitely because of the damage. The school said the rest of the South Omaha Campus remains open as usual and there was no other… → Read More

College roof damaged in story

Omaha’s Metropolitan Community College South Omaha campus suffered some damage from Saturday’s high winds and rain. The roof of the Mahoney building was damaged in the storm. The college said access between the connector building and the Mahoney building are closed indefinitely because of the damage. The school said the rest of the South Omaha Campus remains open as usual and there was no other… → Read More

Emergency psychiatric unit filling need in Omaha

24/7 Care for depression, anxiety, substance abuse → Read More

Pandemic drinking creates concern

Are you drinking too much alcohol? → Read More

'Depression and anxiety are real': Mental health help is available in pandemic crisis

Providers: "People are getting into that negative mind space because of COVID" → Read More

Mayor Stothert says she noticed 'a change' in husband before he took his life outside their home

“It was the worst day of my life." Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert said her husband left her a short note on the kitchen counter before taking his life. → Read More

Omaha Psychiatrist uses magnetic fields to treat depression

'It's just been amazing:' Patient finds success with high tech treatment for depression → Read More

'People are craving purpose': Weekly inspiration offered in free online mini webinars

“We’re giving you an opportunity to relook at your life and to design your life, dream about your life and develop the new life that you want." → Read More

Champion swimmer overcomes injuries after head-on crash

The cars of two young women collided head-on on a Nebraska rural road months ago. While both of were them critically injured, their lives, backgrounds. and goals couldn't be more different. One driver was a homeless, former foster child, who recently gave up her toddler son. The other is a standout high school swimmer, honor roll student and U.S. Military Academy hopeful, who plans to swim in… → Read More

Influx of people seek mental health help in Omaha

Therapists see triple the number of patients in pandemic → Read More

Unique Arts Academy Launches in Omaha

The pandemic allowed a creative partnership to grow and sprout a new idea on Omaha’s arts scene. Performer Billy McGuigan and Rave On productions is teaming up with the former artistic director of the Omaha Community Playhouse to open an arts academy in Omaha.“We are the first that will be offering everything, a lot of different artistic forms,” said Kimberly Hickman, who will lead theatre… → Read More

Bethlehem House Celebrates Women This Christmas

Women thrive during pandemic in supportive community → Read More

Greeting Card Maker Inspired By Father

Jennifer Young is an Omaha event planner who branched into her own line of greeting cards a few years ago. And she believes now is a time, more important than ever, to write letters, send cards and create memories.“Words are very important and very powerful and if you use them in a way that is positive you can uplift and encourage people,” said Young. She learned the importance of greeting cards… → Read More