Healthcare is a healthy investment

The healthcare sector ranks third among the best sectors for investment, according to a new study. 

It comes in after the IT sector, with an average return of investment of 18.1% and the consumer discretionary sector with 15.3%, according toInvestinGoal.com. 

Average return in the healthcare sector, including businesses providing medical services, producing devices or medicines, offering medical insurance or aiding in the overall delivery of healthcare, is 13.4%.