In this edition of The Motley Fool's Market Checkup, health-care analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso discuss the treatment of high cholesterol. From the impact of generic versions of Pfizer's Lipitor to the most exciting experimental drugs in late-stage clinical trials, cholesterol continues to be an area of focus for pharmaceutical companies and investors.

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