first_img Currently Currently Things to know for WednesdayToday is Wednesday, May 2 and if you enjoy golf then be sure to save the date for the North End Athletic Association’s Annual Golf Tournament in memory of Carmen “Tilly” De Martino, continue reading.Here’s what else you need to know for Wednesday…6:00PM Reception in Support of Councilor Lydia Edwards. There will be a North End spring reception to support City Councilor Lydia Edwards at the Living Room on Atlantic Ave, see additional details here.6:30PM W.C. Fields and Mae West Meet the Friends of the North End. The Delvena Theatre Company will be presenting W.C. Fields and Mae West at the North End Library located at 25 Parmenter Street, see additional details here.*Advertisement* 6:30PM Old North Speaker Series: Christopher Clark. Join the Old North Church and the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for a discussion at the Old North Church on work and employment in late 18th century Boston.Notable News:19 Events Worth Checking Out in MayWith the warmer weather finally settling in, May is expected to be an exciting month in Boston. Here are 19 events worth checking out this month, including the North End’s own 3rd annual North End Cornhole Classic, read more on BostInno.It Pays to Pay Attention to Street Signs:Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Thursday, May 34:00PM Opening of Coldwell Banker Office at 142 Commercial Street. Join Coldwell Banker as they celebrate their grand opening from 4PM-7PM, see additional details here. 6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting. North End / Waterfront residents are invited to attend a NE Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street.6:30PM Suffolk County District Attorney Candidates Forum. A community Conversation with Suffolk County District Attorney candidates will take place at Suffolk University Law School at 120 Tremont Street, see additional details here.Friday May, 48:00AM North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale. Start your Spring cleaning by going through closets, storage units and cellars and donating your unwanted items at the North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale, see additional details here.11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street when children will have the opportunity to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments and more.1:00PM Friday Film Series: The Godfather. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series featuring this week’s film, The Godfather, see additional details here.2:00PM City Council Hearing on Plastic Bags. The pubic is invited to attend a city council hearing on plastic bags in Boston at 1 City Hall Square in the Piedmonte Room on the fifth floor.From the Community: West End Civic Association May 10 Meeting: The Hub on Causeway Project & An Update on AirBnBsThe West End Civic Association (WECA) will welcome representatives from Delaware North and Boston Properties to present an update on The Hub on Causeway project, specifically the new hotel, supermarket and movie theatre at their May meeting, continue reading.Need to submit a post? Great, start here!Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.Weather Forecast:center_img Currently Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured!While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. But we do it because we believe community news is important – and we think you do too. If everyone who reads this site, who likes it, puts in a bit to pay for it, then our future would be much more secure. Checks can be made out to North End Boston LLC, 343 Commercial St. #508, Boston 02109 or contribute online using the following links:*Make a One-Time Contribution* or *Become a Patron*last_img read more

first_imgPBS NewsHour explores concerns that settlements on patents for drugs sometimes delay the generic version getting to consumers.PBS NewsHour: Are Generic Drugs Being Delayed To Market?Are generic drugs being delayed to market by so-called “pay for delay” deals between drug companies? The deals happen after generic drug companies challenge the patents on brand-name drugs. The settlements include a date that the generic drug can enter the market, and in some cases, a payment from brand company to the generic company (Thompson, 6/28). Also, some pharmacies are looking at ways to help consumers who have multiple prescriptions.USA Today: Companies Help Patients Manage Multiple Medications Customers with multiple prescriptions end up with numerous refill dates, resulting in many trips to drug stores to pick up medications. The remedy is pharmacy synchronization, which allows pharmacists like Irons to adjust refill dates so customers can pick up all their prescriptions on the same day. To adjust refill dates, pharmacists need to partially fill some prescriptions — and that takes cooperation from insurance companies. Republican state Sen. Kevin Mullin proposed legislation last winter that would have required insurance companies to cover partial refills of medications for chronic conditions when pharmacists are synchronizing prescriptions (Remsen, 6/28). Concerns Rise About Delays In Getting Generic Drugs To Market This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.last_img read more