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Health-Care Stocks Outperform Benchmarks

Stocks in this article: TRCRRHBCNU

BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- The stock market has suffered a mild correction in the New Year.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen 2.6% and the S&P 500 Index has tumbled 2.3%. Our recent Under-the-Radar health-care stocks have outperformed benchmarks during this period. And they still warrant attention.

Transcend Services (TRCR) has risen 2.3% since our Dec. 28 recommendation. The Russell 2000, a small-cap barometer, has declined 3.7% over the same period.

RehabCare Group (RHB) has increased 4.8% since our Dec. 14 article, beating the Russell 2000's 1.5% increase.

ContinuCare (CNU) has soared 22% since our Dec. 10 pick, outpacing the Russell 2000, which rose 2% over the same timeframe.

HMS Holdings (HMSY) has advanced 4.4% since our Nov. 11 recommendation, besting the Russell 2000's 3.7% gain.

Health Care Services Group (HCSG) has popped 7.2% since our Oct. 27 article, outshining the Russell 2000's 2.5% rise.

China-based Mindray Medical (MR) has ascended 9.5% since our Sept. 30 pick, outperforming the Russell 2000, which has fallen 0.2%.

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