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Healthcare job growth slows in June
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare added just 13,000 jobs in June, which was half of its average monthly growth rate in the past year but still comprised 16% of all new jobs in the national economy last month. Physician offices posted an overall loss of jobs, while hospitals showed a small gain. Healthcare employment overall had one of its slowest months in a year, growing by 0.1% in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Monthly growth has been averaging 0.2% since June 2011.