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Healthcare continues to post job gains
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare employers continued hiring at a brisk clip in April while the rest of the economy posted a third straight month of job gains of more than 235,000. Healthcare as an industry added 37,300 jobs in April, growing the workforce of 14 million by 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth—the strongest in six months—put the 12-month growth rate at 2.3%, or 317,000 total jobs.