Health Care Equipment companies shares up at 1 p.m.

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Shares of some top health care equipment companies are up at 1 p.m.:

Becton, Dickinson & Co. rose $1.02 or .7 percent, to $142.25.

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Patterson rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $48.51.

PerkinElmer rose $.38 or .7 percent, to $51.13.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose $1.02 or .8 percent, to $134.13.

Varian Medical Systems Inc. rose $.94 or 1.0 percent, to $94.73.

Waters rose $1.89 or 1.5 percent, to $126.09.