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Healthcare hiring continues

Wall Street Journal Health Blog, February 8, 2010

The latest unemployment rate reported by the government found unemployment at 9.7% in January, down from 10% the previous two months, and healthcare hiring was again on the plus side, with the sector adding 14,500 jobs. The healthcare category showing the largest employment gain in January was ambulatory healthcare services, up 15,300 jobs. Physicians' offices added 5,600 and hospitals 5,000.