Diet sodas, other aspartame-sweetened beverages linked to autism, UT Health San Antonio study finds
Drinking even one diet soda a day during pregnancy or while breastfeeding could increase your male child’s risk of autism, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
David’s Bridal downsizes with new owners; cites ‘reimagining period’ for the company
The company closed a transaction with CION Investment Corporation, a business development company, in late July. The deal gets David’s Bridal out of bankruptcy and will keep 195 David’s Bridal locations open, including two in San Antonio.
Maestro Entrepreneur Center taking applications to help second-stage small businesses grow
Even established, profitable small businesses run into obstacles and need to hit the refresh button. The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is accepting applications from second-stage businesses for a program designed to help them evolve and grow. The deadline is the end of August.
Crayons don’t cost more, but parents are spending more for back-to-school
Families are expected to spend more than ever for back to school, even though a price check showed simple school supplies cost roughly the same as last year. Still, there are some ways to save on everything from glue sticks to clothing to electronics.
Building a do-it-yourself air purifier is easier than you think
Known as the Corsi-Rosenthal box, it pulls air through filters on the sides and blows out clean air. It’s proven to reduce indoor exposure to airborne particles. The box can decrease the levels of particles in the air, such as dust or wildfire smoke.