With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
For the third year in a row, more U.S. babies were born too soon with serious risks to their health, according to the 2018 Premature Birth Report Card from March of Dimes, the nation’s leading maternal and infant health nonprofit. Premature birth and its complications are the largest contributor to death in the first year of life in the U.S., and the leading cause of death of children under age 5 worldwide.
LendingTree, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, on Oct. 31 released its study on where Americans are spending within (and beyond) their means across the U.S. To determine where people can afford their financial obligations, LendingTree analysts combed through anonymized credit report data of My LendingTree users from Aug. 2018 and compared it with the average household income from the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. The ranking of the 50 largest metro areas factored in data, such as the number of credit inquiries from the past two years, the use of revolving credit lines, non-housing debt, and mortgage balances.
The latest Paychex Business Sentiment Report shows the sentiment among business owners when it comes to a number of things – most notably overall business outlook and the U.S. economy – is trending up since the last report in July 2018. The report, issued by Paychex Inc., is the result of polling 600 randomly selected business owners with 500 employees or less about topics likely impacting their profitability and prospects for growth.
Caesars Entertainment Becomes First Founding Partner of the Las Vegas Stadium, Future Home of the Raiders
Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced on Nov. 1 an unprecedented 15-year partnership that will make Caesars Entertainment the first founding partner of the Las Vegas Stadium, the future home of the Las Vegas Raiders, elevating Caesars’ profile in professional sports.
APA Stress in America Survey: Generation Z Stressed About Issues in the News but Least Likely to Vote
Headline issues, from immigration to sexual assault, are causing significant stress among members of Generation Z – those between ages 15 and 21 – with mass shootings topping the list of stressful current events, according to the American Psychological Association’s report Stress in America: Generation Z released Oct. 30. Despite these concerns, Gen Z adults who are 18 to 21 years old are the generation least likely to vote in the 2018 midterm elections, the report found.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.