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 are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 8.70 points (-0.1%) at 17,070 as of Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,021 issues advancing vs. 2,057 declining with 126 unchanged. The Health Care sector as a whole closed the day down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.2%. Top gainers within the Health Care sector included Vision-Sciences ( VSCI), up 3.0%, Daxor ( DXR), up 2.7%, Dynatronics ( DYNT), up 1.5%, Akers Biosciences ( AKER), up 13.7% and Reliv' International ( RELV), up 1.6%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: Akers Biosciences ( AKER) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Care sector higher today. Akers Biosciences was up $0.42 (13.7%) to $3.48 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 30,938 shares of Akers Biosciences exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $3.06-$3.49 after having opened the day at $3.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.06. Akers Biosciences has a market cap of $14.1 million and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are down 54.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.