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The digital deficiencies threatened Winford’s ability to fully tend to her patients’ emotional and physical well-being, she said, creating additional headaches during a public-health crisis.
LACKING A LIFELINE: HOW A FEDERAL EFFORT TO HELP LOW-INCOME AMERICANS PAY THEIR PHONE BILLS FAILED AMID THE PANDEMICTONY ROMMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To address the council’s deficiencies and ensure it lives up to its mandate, the United States must be at the table using the full weight of our diplomatic leadership.
US TO ‘REENGAGE’ WITH UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCILMICHAEL K. LAVERSFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The researchers also found clean eating to be associated with nutritional deficiencies, since restrictive behavior can go undetected and unchecked for so long.
THERE ARE NO RULES FOR HEALTHY EATINGCHRISTINE BYRNEJANUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
One is about the difference between correcting a deficiency and boosting performance.
REEVALUATING VITAMIN D AS A SPORTS SUPPLEMENTALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
On a related note, the global pandemic has exposed deficiencies in health systems everywhere and has highlighted the importance of advancing with more patient-centric solutions.
PFIZER OR MODERNA? A COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION DILEMMASY MUKHERJEEJANUARY 14, 2021FORTUNE
Vitamin D deficiencies are “not rare,” said Sabyasachi Sen, a professor of endocrinology and medicine at GWU.
VITAMIN D SALES ARE UP. BUT EXPERTS STILL DON’T KNOW WHETHER IT CAN PREVENT OR TREAT COVID.ALLYSON CHIUJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A 1-5 finish and injuries to linebackers Bud Dupree and Devin Bush exposed their roster’s deficiencies, and Roethlisberger’s ability to make it through an entire season at full health and capability is an open question.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The facility was cited for deficiencies again in July and October, including an incident in which a resident was hospitalized for an infected pressure ulcer.
THE NURSING HOME DIDN’T SEND HER TO THE HOSPITAL, AND SHE DIEDBY SEAN CAMPBELLJANUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
“A deficiency from over seven years ago certainly does not speak to the performance of a facility in 2020,” he said.
PROFIT AND PAIN: HOW CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST NURSING HOME CHAIN AMASSED MILLIONS AS SCRUTINY MOUNTEDDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, ALICE CRITES, WILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Officials from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, which administers the juvenile justice system, also acknowledged the state’s deficiencies in data collection and analysis.
JUDGES ARE LOCKING UP CHILDREN FOR NONCRIMINAL OFFENSES LIKE REPEATEDLY DISOBEYING THEIR PARENTS AND SKIPPING SCHOOLBY JODI S. COHEN AND DUAA ELDEIBDECEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFICIENCY

  • checks
  • defects
  • deficiencies
  • detriments
  • difficulties
  • disabilities
  • evils
  • failings
  • faults
  • flaws
  • fly in the ointments
  • handicaps
  • hindrances
  • hitches
  • ills
  • impediments
  • imperfections
  • inconveniences
  • lacks
  • nuisances
  • obstacles
  • shortcomings
  • snags
  • stumbling blocks
  • troubles
  • weaknesses
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