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Health care sector keeps adding jobs

GDP numbers have shown a drastic slowndown in American health care spending, which health wonks regard as a good sign for the country's long-term future. But at the same time, the labor market continues to show an increase in health care employment:

These aren't exactly contradictory data points, but there is a bit of tension between. At some point, the health care sector can't keep adding workers unless patients are spending more money.