Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 30 points (0.2%) at 17,107 as of Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,006 issues advancing vs. 1,020 declining with 179 unchanged. The Health Services industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.1%. Top gainers within the Health Services industry included VirtualScopics ( VSCP), up 2.5%, Semler Scientific ( SMLR), up 3.9%, Daxor ( DXR), up 4.6%, Akers Biosciences ( AKER), up 4.7% and Neovasc ( NVCN), up 3.0%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Akers Biosciences ( AKER) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Services industry higher today. Akers Biosciences was up $0.14 (4.7%) to $3.10 on average volume. Throughout the day, 16,555 shares of Akers Biosciences exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $2.86-$3.13 after having opened the day at $2.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $2.96. Akers Biosciences has a market cap of $15.4 million and is part of the health care sector. Shares are down 53.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.