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'Marketplace' Report: Cholesterol Chaos

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'Marketplace' Report: Cholesterol Chaos

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'Marketplace' Report: Cholesterol Chaos

'Marketplace' Report: Cholesterol Chaos

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Four cardiologists are telling doctors to stop prescribing two popular cholesterol drugs. They say the drugs might not work and instead, recommend taking an older class of anti-cholesterol drugs. Alex Chadwick talks to Nancy Marshall-Genzer about the fallout from the announcement.