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2 Jul 2020, 12:43 pm by The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
  It is named Legionnaire’s Disease because of an outbreak in 1976 at the American Legion Convention in Philadelphia where 200 were sickened and 29 died due to bacteria in the hotel’s cooling towers. [read post]
11 Mar 2020, 6:31 am
First discovered following a 1976 outbreak at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia, Legionnaires’ disease left affected attendees with serious lung infections -- a type of pneumonia -- caused by bacteria known as Legionella. [read post]
6 Mar 2020, 1:07 pm by Legal Help for Veterans
VA clinics started embracing telehealth a few years ago when telehealth kiosks were introduced in VFW and American Legion posts in more remote areas of the country. [read post]
23 Dec 2019, 9:06 pm by Coral Beach and Joe Whitworth
One of the patients has died and four have had to be admitted to hospitals. [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 2:24 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
During that outbreak, many people who went to an American Legion convention got sick with pneumonia (lung infection). [read post]
12 Oct 2019, 12:05 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
The outbreak occurred at an American Legion convention at Bellevue-Stratford Hotel. [read post]
9 Oct 2019, 1:42 pm by Cristen Philbrook
Legionella was discovered after an outbreak in 1976 among people who went to a Philadelphia convention of the American Legion. [read post]
1 Oct 2019, 11:55 am by Scott M. Anderson
I remember when Legionnaires’ disease first hit the news in 1976 when a large group of American Legion members staying in a hotel in Philadelphia contracted a mysterious disease. [read post]
6 Sep 2019, 3:58 am by SHG
Workarounds are legion in the American health care system, to the extent that ECRI (formerly the Emergency Care Research Institute) listed them fourth among its list of top 10 patient safety concerns for health care organizations in 2018. [read post]
30 Aug 2019, 4:00 am by Howard Friedman
On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence addressed the American Legion's National Convention in Indianapolis (full text of remarks). [read post]
7 Aug 2019, 1:03 pm by Jory Lange
During that outbreak, many people who went to an American Legion convention got sick with pneumonia (lung infection). [read post]
6 Aug 2019, 1:10 pm by Jory Lange
They can show up in hotels, senior care facilities, apartment buildings, American Legion posts — pretty much any building that’s got hot water. [read post]
2 Aug 2019, 10:51 am by Legal Help for Veterans
The Supreme Court recently decided that a large World War I memorial cross built by the American Legion and displayed at a public intersection in Maryland is Constitutional and can stand where it is. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 1:57 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
At writing, fourteen others also caught the disease, called Legionnaires’ disease after the 1976 American Legion convention where it was first identified. [read post]
18 Apr 2019, 3:44 am by Edith Roberts
In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Keisha Russell weighs in on The American Legion v. [read post]
15 Apr 2019, 9:42 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
After 6 months of a mysterious outbreak in 1976 at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia that sickened 180 and claimed lives of 29 people, legionella bacteria was identified. [read post]
27 Feb 2019, 1:22 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
The disease is named after the outbreak where it was first identified in 1976, at an American legion convention held in Philadelphia. [read post]
19 Feb 2019, 3:47 am by Edith Roberts
Briefly: At National Review, Alexandra McPhee weighs in on The American Legion v. [read post]
14 Feb 2019, 3:57 am by Edith Roberts
” At The World and Everything in It (podcast), Mary Reichard interviews four people on both sides of the dispute in The American Legion v. [read post]
9 Feb 2019, 8:09 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
In fact, Legionnaires’ disease didn’t have a name and hadn’t been documented before 1976, when 200 people walked out of an American Legion convention and were subsequently hospitalized with pneumonia like symptoms. [read post]