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BLS: Healthcare Job Growth Inches Ahead
Health Leaders Media

In a month that has seen remarkable job growth in multiple sectors, healthcare can no longer be called one of only a few bright spots in the economy preliminary, federal data suggests. The overall economy added 288,000 jobs in June, dropping the unemployment rate from 6.3% to 6.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The healthcare sector added 21,000 jobs in June 2014, a figure in line with the average gain of 18,000 new healthcare jobs per month over the last year.