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Protein Influencing Cholestrol Levels Identified

Researchers say they've identified a protein that is critical to the body's absorption of cholesterol. The results of their study, published in the journal Science, could help create drugs or treatments to lower cholesterol. NPR's Joe Palca reports.

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