CBS News – Do violent video games lead to criminal behavior?
Whenever there is a mass shooting in the United States, it doesn’t take long before pundits suggests violent video games might be to blame.
But a new report from the American Psychological Association (APA) found there is insufficient research to support that link. It found that there is evidence showing the games increase aggression but not enough to demonstrate that playing the games lead to criminal behavior or delinquency.

Medical News Today – Long working hours, heavy lifting linked to difficulties getting pregnant
Working long hours and regularly engaging in heavy lifting may impact women’s ability to get pregnant, according to a new study published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
Lead study author Dr. Audrey J. Gaskins, of the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA, and colleagues reached their findings by analyzing the data of 1,739 women of an average age of 33 who were part of the 2010-2014 Nurses’ Health Study.

Reuters – White House launches plan to counter explosion in heroin use
The White House announced a new strategy on Monday to tackle the explosion in heroin use in a collection of eastern states, focusing on treating addicts rather than punishing them and targeting high-level suppliers for arrest.
The move is a response to a sharp rise in the use of heroin and opiate-based painkillers, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control has described as an epidemic.

CBS Los Angeles – Public health officials confirm first West Nile death in San Bernardino County this year
Public health officials have confirmed San Bernardino County’s first death from West Nile Virus this year.
The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health says there have been five confirmed cases of West Nile Virus within the county and 36 cases throughout the state this year.
The department said the first confirmed death, however, occurred in a previously reported case.
“We are greatly saddened by this death that has occurred in San Bernardino County. We extend our deepest condolences to the family,” Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare, a health officer, said.