Monday, July 22, 2013

FDA vs. Cheerios: The Weirdest Battle in History?

By Max Macaluso, Ph.D. and David Williamson

The Motley Fool's health-care show Market Checkup focuses this week on cholesterol, one of America's most notable health-care concerns.
According to the CDC, approximately 71 million Americans have high cholesterol, and less than 50% actually get treated. High levels of LDL cholesterol, commonly known as "bad" cholesterol, can lead to dangerous health problems, including heart disease and high blood pressure. In this week's show, health-care analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso discuss the leading cholesterol drugs on the market and in development, but they kick off their discussion with a look back at one of the strangest battles in history: FDA vs. Cheerios.
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