Searching for a young prostitute who is in danger, Mary is arrested in a streetwalker roundup.
Mary falls for a terminally ill professor; a real-estate project threatens elderly neighborhood residents.
A mother of seven consents to sterilization without telling her husband.
Mary resigns in frustration and returns to suburbia.
A young, attractive and intelligent new nurse sets her sights on Dr. Rose.
Mary gets a second opinion after her doctor prescribes a hysterectomy.
A nurse is blamed for giving a patient the wrong medication.
A suicidal friend makes a disturbing insinuation about Mary's late husband.
A reporter shows up while the hospital is skeleton-staffed, Dr. Rose is a patient, and a delusional man wanders the floor.
At 40, Mary attracts the attention of a younger man.
Suggestive gifts arrive at Mary's apartment; anorexia threatens a would-be model.
Mary enlists Dr. Rose's help when she finds amphetamines in Chip's medicine cabinet.