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.