HDL High HDL, The 'Good Cholesterol,' May Not Be Good For Some Women In Middle Age By Sam Baker • Aug 27, 2018 Shutterstock There’s good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL). While a high HDL number on a screening is usually good news, it may not tell the whole story for some women. Sudden Cardiac Death: Another Reason Men Should Stop Avoiding The Doctor By Sam Baker • Aug 15, 2016 Shutterstock Results from a recently published study show men twice as likely as women to die from sudden cardiac death. It’s the largest cause of natural death in the U.S., causing about 325,000 adult deaths each year. Vital Signs: Is Alcohol Ever Good For You? By Sam Baker • May 12, 2014 Shutterstock Dr. Glenn Hardesty, an emergency physician at Texas Health Arlington Hospital, says there are far more risks from consuming alcohol, but there can be a few benefits from moderate drinking.