Katie Couric's Notebook: Pill-Popping

This week, the American Academy of Pediatricians recommended that some kids as young as 8 take drugs to fight high cholesterol. And suggested that we start checking cholesterol in toddlers as young as 2.

Americans seem to be looking for a quick fix for everything from brittle bones to anxiety, from sleeplessness to erectile dysfunction. And there's a drug - or drugs - for all of them.

Is it all a bit too much? Click on the monitor for more.
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