Strong Medicine

Strong Medicine

2000 - 2006, Drama, Science
Doctors practice medicine at the Rittenhouse Women's Health Clinic.

Episode Guide

  • Strong Medicine - Special Delivery (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Special Delivery

    Jonas performs an emergency Caesarean section with the help of Lu's expertise.

  • Strong Medicine - Dr. Thorton Hears a Who (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Dr. Thorton Hears a Who

    A patient experiences amazing results from an experimental drug; Araya's estranged grandparents visit.

  • Strong Medicine - Baby Boom! (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Baby Boom!

    Lu treats a woman who is eight months pregnant; Kayla pretends a patient is still alive to keep his girlfriend calm.

  • Strong Medicine - Unorthodox Treatment (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Unorthodox Treatment

    Lu uses unconventional methods to treat a patient with a rare and deadly disease.

  • Strong Medicine - My Sister, My Doctor, Myself (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    My Sister, My Doctor, Myself

    Lu tries to save a woman's fertility after her appendix ruptures; Kayla tries to amends with her estranged twin sister.

  • Strong Medicine - We Wish You a Merry Cryst-Meth (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    We Wish You a Merry Cryst-Meth

    Lu covers for Dylan while he is on vacation; a drug addict abandons her three children.

  • Strong Medicine - Rhythm of the Heart (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Rhythm of the Heart

    Lu works to save two patients in the burn unit; Kayla and Peter treat a 16-year-old boy who has heart failure.

  • Strong Medicine - Promising Treatment (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Promising Treatment

    Dylan takes action when an insurance company mandates a mastectomy patient be released less than 24 hours after surgery; a cerebral palsy patient sues her mother for negligence.

  • Strong Medicine - Chief Complaints (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Chief Complaints

    A girl suffering from leukemia needs a kidney transplant but her sister is unwilling to donate her kidney; the selection for the hospital's chief resident is narrowed down.

  • Strong Medicine - Agony and Ecstasy (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Agony and Ecstasy

    Lu helps a patient accused of welfare fraud when her children's DNA doesn't match her own.

  • Strong Medicine - It Takes a Clinic (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    It Takes a Clinic

    Dylan tries to save the life of the governor; Lu is an advocate for a death row patient; Kayla seeks Dylan's help on an emotional case.

  • Strong Medicine - Broken Hearts (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Broken Hearts

    Dylan helps save the heart of a Down syndrome patient; Lu helps two teenage girls get out of gang life; Lu is pregnant.

  • Strong Medicine - Family Practice (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Family Practice

    While honeymooning in Costa Rica, Lu visits a clinic for orphaned children; Kayla believes a mother is abusing her child.

  • Strong Medicine - Gunshot Wedding (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Gunshot Wedding

    Lu's wedding day has arrived; Dylan covers for Lu while she is away; Araya is caught shoplifting.

  • Strong Medicine - Infectious Love (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Infectious Love

    Dylan's girlfriend is exposed to Avian flu; an 11-year-old patient continues to gain weight after making significant lifestyle changes.

  • Strong Medicine - Paternity Test (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Paternity Test

    An old summer fling of Dylan's arrives at the hospital with a teenage daughter; a family decides to disconnect the respirator of their daughter.

  • Strong Medicine - Y Factor (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Y Factor

    Lu is caught in the middle when her patient's affair is revealed to her husband; a female high school place kicker attempts suicide after using steroids.

  • Strong Medicine - Dying Inside (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Dying Inside

    Three people at a prep school come down with Legionnaires' disease; Lu discovers an HMO is pocketing federal funds.

  • Strong Medicine - Differentials (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:


    A mother faces a difficult decision when both of her children receive diagnoses of kidney failure; Dylan helps a former professor fight to keep her job.

  • Strong Medicine - Clinical Risk (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Clinical Risk

    A boy has a heart attack after being shot with a stun gun at school; Dylan gambles on a patient's treatment for a rare form of MS; a patient comes in after being exposed to ricin.

  • Strong Medicine - Feeling No Pain (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Feeling No Pain

    Dylan suspects that heroin caused a woman's mysterious collapse; Lu diagnoses a rare disease that leaves a child unresponsive to pain.

  • Strong Medicine - New Blood (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    New Blood

    Rittenhouse is on alert while the president visits Philadelphia; Dr. Dylan is the choice to replace Andy; Lu is shot during a mugging.

  • Strong Medicine - Cutting the Cord (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Cutting the Cord

    Jonas surprises Lu with a proposal; Andy faces a challenge in her confirmation for Surgeon General; Kayla and Peter are ready to take the next step in their relationship.

  • Strong Medicine - Implants, Transplants and Cuban Aunts (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Implants, Transplants and Cuban Aunts

    Andy removes breast implants from a beauty pageant contestant; Lu treats pregnant illegal aliens.

  • Strong Medicine - First Response (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    First Response

    An introduction to the Rittenhouse EMS team.

  • Strong Medicine - Foreign Bodies (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Foreign Bodies

    Andy treats a woman with a rare form of lung disease.

  • Strong Medicine - Virgin Birth (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Virgin Birth

    Lu helps a young surrogate mother after the parents reject the baby because of a severe brain disorder; Andy treats a 6-year-old heart-attack victim.

  • Strong Medicine - Code (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:


    Andy struggles to save a pregnant woman who was in an accident; a patient of Lu's could hold the key to leukemia research.

  • Strong Medicine - Graft (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:


    A young girl is rushed to the emergency room with third-degree burns; Andy discovers cadavers are being illegally sold.

  • Strong Medicine - A Dose of Reality (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    A Dose of Reality

    Andy meets the teenager who killed Milo; Jessie gets caught driving drunk; Andy and Lu rush to find the recipients from an organ donor before it's too late.

  • Strong Medicine - Selective Breeding (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Selective Breeding

    Lu helps a girl get into a state-funded mental-health facility; Andy discovers a young couple's true intentions for in vitro fertilization.

  • Strong Medicine - Body Mass Increase (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Body Mass Increase

    Lu performs a check-up on her son's friend who is unknowingly pregnant; Andy helps her daughter's friends with their weight issues.

  • Strong Medicine - Cinderella Scrubs (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Cinderella Scrubs

    Lu helps a former drug addict get custody of her children; Andy treats a woman with stage four uterine cancer.

  • Strong Medicine - Like Cures Like (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Like Cures Like

    Andy treats a patient who is critically injured in a fall into a ravine; a patient tests positive for avian flu; Peter treats a woman with severe allergies.

  • Strong Medicine - Life in the Balance (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Life in the Balance

    A resident attempts suicide; Lu helps a gymnast find a liver donor for her sister. Former Olympian Kerri Strug guest stars.

  • Strong Medicine - Prophylactic Measures (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Prophylactic Measures

    The clinic may receive a generous donation if Lu agrees to perform a set of physicals; Andy competes for the vacated position of chief of surgery; Kayla treats a teen's gunshot wound.

  • Strong Medicine - Bleeding Heart (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Bleeding Heart

    A fellow student poisons two high-school girls; Andy's friend asks her to write an endorsement for her new book.

  • Strong Medicine - Healing Touch (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Healing Touch

    Andy is on probation; Lu's patient needs surgery but wants a faith healer, instead.

  • Strong Medicine - Goodbye Slash Rest in Peace (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Goodbye Slash Rest in Peace

    A breast cancer survivor develops a psychological disorder.

  • Strong Medicine - Fractured (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    Andy treats a judge for hearing loss; Lu and Ben's romance blossoms; Peter faces murder charges after a string of elderly deaths.

  • Strong Medicine - Cape Cancer (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Cape Cancer

    Andy goes on vacation; a bodybuilder refuses a Caesarean section; a high-school basketball player has attention-deficit disorder.

  • Strong Medicine - Omissions (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:


    The emergency room staff races to find what is wrong with several infants; a patient needing kidney transplant faces a tough moral decision.

  • Strong Medicine - Touched by an Idol (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Touched by an Idol

    A pop star faces charges of child molestation; Ben's plan backfires when he tries to prevent the clinic from closing.

  • Strong Medicine - Positive Results (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Positive Results

    Lu and Ben are shocked over their HIV test results; Andy discovers one of her daughter's friends is addicted to cough syrup; a new intern joins the clinic.

  • Strong Medicine - Quarantine (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    Andy's daughter threatens to go live with her father; a patient may have SARS; the attraction between Lu and Ben grows.

  • Strong Medicine - Identity Crisis (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Identity Crisis

    The staff worries about their job security; Ben tells Lu he is cutting critical newborn screening tests; a patient of Andy's is identified as a fugitive.

  • Strong Medicine - Real World Rittenhouse (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Real World Rittenhouse

    Lu meets and butts heads with Ben Sanderson; Andy takes on the issue of legal sterilization; a girl becomes ill with E. coli bacteria.

  • Strong Medicine - Weights and Measures (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Weights and Measures

    Lu finds out her son's friend is being abused by a high-school boyfriend; Lu counsels a woman with HIV; an obese couple desperately want to lose weight.

  • Strong Medicine - Ears, Ho's and Threat (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Ears, Ho's and Threat

    Andy helps a young foreign princess fix a deformity; Lu treats an elderly woman with Alzheimer's.

  • Strong Medicine - Seize the Day (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Seize the Day

    Andy and Lu engage in a friendly competition over a spelling bee; Lu helps a mother who suffers from schizophrenia; Andy adjusts to spending the holidays without her daughters.

  • Strong Medicine - Prescriptions (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:


    Lu cannot decide whether to tell her patients about an experimental antismoking clinical trial; Andy helps a bypass patient weather the side-effects of surgery.

  • Strong Medicine - Coming Clean (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Coming Clean

    Andy encounters a young woman with amnesia; a pregnant woman refuses to stop using drugs; Andy treats an elderly woman who is addicted to prescription drugs.

  • Strong Medicine - Live and Let Die (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Live and Let Die

    Lu helps a terminally ill patient's family; Andy discovers a couple's infertility problem; Milo invites Andy to dinner with his parents.

  • Strong Medicine - Skin (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:


    A patient's father wants to make a donation to the health center; Lu helps a breast cancer survivor overcome her body image fears; Andy realizes the financial limitations of her divorce.

  • Strong Medicine - Jeaneology (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:


    Andy and Lu work together to solve the mystery of a socialite and a manicurist who show signs of poisoning; Lu helps a young woman make an important decision; Nick befriends an Amish teen.

  • Strong Medicine - Maternal Mirrors (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Maternal Mirrors

    Tensions heat up between Andy and Lu; Andy questions whether or not she can trust her daughter; Andy and Morton perform an experimental transplant.

  • Strong Medicine - Bad Liver (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Bad Liver

    A patient of Lu's receives a desperately needed transplant; Andy and Dr. Morton's relationship deepens; someone from Lana's past returns.

  • Strong Medicine - Speculum for a Heavyweight (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Speculum for a Heavyweight

    Lu tries to convince a boxer to drop out of her next match; Andy tries to keep her composure under the emotional strain of her divorce.

  • Strong Medicine - Temperature's Rising (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Temperature's Rising

    Andy and Milo stop a baby's heart in order to save its life; Lu fights to save a girl who was shot in a gang initiation; Andy tells her daughters she is dating.

  • Strong Medicine - Vaccinations (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:


    A smallpox vaccine for a hospital worker leads to life threatening complications for her child; Andy helps a premature baby and her mother; Lu teaches a chauvinist a lesson about consent.

  • Strong Medicine - Misdiagnosis Murder (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Misdiagnosis Murder

    Lu must treat a pregnant patient for spousal abuse; an aging male doctor's bias against women threatens a young patient's life.

  • Strong Medicine - Breathing Lessons (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Breathing Lessons

    Lu suspects a girl's parents divorce is contributing to her illness; Nurse Riggs teaches a co-worker a lesson; Andy helps two sisters face a decision about their mother.

  • Strong Medicine - Rash Decisions (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Rash Decisions

    Lu questions her own beliefs on the death penalty; Lu is suspicious after her neighbor is found dead; Andy helps a TV chef with a rash.

  • Strong Medicine - Heartbeats & Deadbeats (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Heartbeats & Deadbeats

    Lu tries to find a bone marrow match for a baby with leukemia; Andy and Dr. Morton try to help a woman with an enlarged heart.

  • Strong Medicine - Emergency Contacts (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Emergency Contacts

    Lu confronts her rapist in the ER; Andy and Lu's paths cross over an adoption case; Lana signs up as a Big Sister; Peter develops feelings for a patient.

  • Strong Medicine - Hero Heart (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Hero Heart

    Lu's boyfriend is shot; Andy struggles with the emotional trauma of being separated from her abusive husband.

  • Strong Medicine - Risk (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:


    Lu treats a mentally disabled patient who might be a danger to herself and others; Andy copes with her daughter's back surgery.

  • Strong Medicine - Degeneration (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    Dr. Delgado suspects a street doctor may be growing senile and decides to investigate.

  • Strong Medicine - Addicted to Love (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Addicted to Love

    Andy's husband strikes her; Lu's relationship with Miguel blossoms, but she worries that she's not ready for intimacy so soon after the rape.

  • Strong Medicine - Intensive Care (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Intensive Care

    Andy and her husband have a fight that alters their relationship; Lu wonders if she is ready for intimacy.

  • Strong Medicine - Blocked Lines (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Blocked Lines

    Dr. Campbell's diagnosis of the first local case of West Nile Virus causes a near panic in the community.

  • Strong Medicine - Orders (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:


    Andy is forced to confront her father after discovering that he has a degenerative nerve condition that could threaten his independence.

  • Strong Medicine - PMS, Lies and Red Tape (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    PMS, Lies and Red Tape

    Called up for Army reserve duty, Andy helps a female ROTC trainee with post-polio syndrome; Lu is reunited with an old friend and sparks fly.

  • Strong Medicine - The Philadelphia Chromosome (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Philadelphia Chromosome

    Lu treats a leukemia patient who is suspected of terrorism; Andy treats a deaf woman with rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Strong Medicine - Poison (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:


    Lu faces the memory of her rape; Andy's patient displays baffling symptoms.

  • Strong Medicine - Deterioration (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Andy questions her skills as a surgeon; Lu treats a pregnant woman who has been exposed to chicken pox.

  • Strong Medicine - Blush (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    Lu weighs the risks in prescribing pain medications to a former addict; Andy treats an up-and-coming attorney.

  • Strong Medicine - Flesh and Blood (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Flesh and Blood

    Lu and Andy help a woman with a rash; Lu helps Peter decide whether or not to go forward with an accusation against a top doctor.

  • Strong Medicine - House Calls (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    House Calls

    Andy gets an urgent call from NASA; Lu's patient returns to the clinic with her baby; Lu suspects a patient may have more than a cold.

  • Strong Medicine - Family History (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Family History

    A mother must decide whether to take her child off of life support; Andy helps Robert get information about a new drug; one of Lu's new patients claims to be her sister; Lana receives a pledging invitation.

  • Strong Medicine - Contraindications (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    A conflict of personal philosophy and medical necessity erupts after Lu prescribes a controversial anti-opiate drug for an addict.

  • Strong Medicine - Admissions (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Dr. Lu is at odds with her new colleague; Dr. Campbell operates on a patient needing a kidney transplant.

  • Strong Medicine - Discharged (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Dana tries to win custody of an HIV-infected baby; Dr. Lu treats a homeless woman for epilepsy; Dr. Stowe's transsexual patient becomes the center of a courtroom debate.

  • Strong Medicine - Compassionate Release (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Compassionate Release

    A top medical specialist approaches Dana to perform a cutting-edge procedure; Lu treats a patient for cervical cancer.

  • Strong Medicine - Heartbeat (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Mary refuses chemotherapy; Dana prepares for her upcoming pregnancy; Lu finds herself in the middle of a family dispute.

  • Strong Medicine - Stages (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:


    A paramedic asks Lu out on a date; a woman suffers from a neurological condition; Dana contemplates her future.

  • Strong Medicine - Outcomes (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Peter agrees to be Dana's sperm donor; Dana helps a family whose child suffers from a disease; Lu must take action before the outcome becomes fatal for her patient.

  • Strong Medicine - Positive (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Dana searches for a sperm donor; a teenage patient suffers from pelvic inflammatory disease.

  • Strong Medicine - Recovery Time (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Recovery Time

    The grand jury acquits Lu's rapist.

  • Strong Medicine - Trauma (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    Lu insists that she is fine after her rape, but no one believes her; Lu's son takes matters into his own hands.

  • Strong Medicine - Rape Kit (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Rape Kit

    Lu is acquaintance-raped by a prominent and highly-respected surgeon.

  • Strong Medicine - Type and Cross (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Type and Cross

    In a citywide shortage, Rittenhouse starts an emergency blood drive.

  • Strong Medicine - Shock (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


    Chaos hits Rittenhouse when all of the nurses go on strike.

  • Strong Medicine - Precautions (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    A woman is rushed in for surgery when a breast implant ruptures.

  • Strong Medicine - Black 'n' Flu (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Black 'n' Flu

    Lu returns to her alma mater and finds herself in a battle against meningitis; Dana thinks she may be pregnant when hit with a wave of nausea and dizziness.

  • Strong Medicine - Bloodwork (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    Dana helps a mother reconnect with her emotionally troubled son when she discovers they both have lead poisoning; Lu assists a stenographer in her fight for workers' compensation.

  • Strong Medicine - Hot Flash (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Hot Flash

    Dana treats a pregnant politician with severe eclampsia; Lu diagnoses a patient, who has been lying about her age, with menopause.

  • Strong Medicine - Silent Epidemic (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Silent Epidemic

    An Amish woman showing symptoms of mad cow disease enters the clinic; Lu finds out that Lana is suffering from sexual dysfunction.

  • Strong Medicine - Accidents (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:


    Dana treats a figure skater with Olympic dreams for osteoporosis; a pregnant patient who is being sued by her ex-boyfriend seeks treatment.

  • Strong Medicine - Systemic (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    Dana's ex-fiance comes to her when he finds a lump in his breast; a diabetic is mistaken to be a drunk driver.

  • Strong Medicine - Zol Zein Gezint (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Zol Zein Gezint

    Dana tries to solve a custody battle over twins; a woman with severe back pain turns out to be addicted to prescription drugs.

  • Strong Medicine - Control Group (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Control Group

    Robert's wife tries a new experimental drug for her multiple sclerosis; a young Korean woman has anorexia.

  • Strong Medicine - Rebirth (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    A woman puts her adopted daughter through a bizarre process; a homeless woman contracts tuberculosis.

  • Strong Medicine - Impaired (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    A woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease needs help when her son, who has Down syndrome, is taken away from her.

  • Strong Medicine - Relief (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Dana refuses to induce labor for a ballplayer's wife; Lu treats a piano prodigy who has an incurable disorder.

  • Strong Medicine - Attachments (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Parents of conjoined twins refuse to allow their daughters to be separated; Lu treats a firefighter who has leukemia.

  • Strong Medicine - History (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Lu reminisces about her life, including how she met Lana and Peter and came to start the clinic, as she helps her grandmother through a bone marrow transplant.

  • Strong Medicine - Gray Matter (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Gray Matter

    A nurse is pricked with an HIV-infected needle; Dana must remove a brain tumor from her high-school nemesis.

  • Strong Medicine - Adverse Reactions (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Adverse Reactions

    An overweight woman sues Robert for not hiring her as his secretary; Dana treats a military officer for Gulf War syndrome.

  • Strong Medicine - Donors (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    A student who wants to donate her egg to a childless couple is killed, and the situation gets worse when her mother wants to have the egg implanted in herself.

  • Strong Medicine - Mortality (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    Dana helps a pregnant woman, who fears her baby will die, deliver her second child; Lu treats a hunger strike patient protesting the execution of her son.

  • Strong Medicine - Wednesday Night Fever (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Wednesday Night Fever

    Lu pulls an all-nighter caring for a woman whose baby was cut from her womb during an attack, a rape victim and the man who attacked her.

  • Strong Medicine - Drugstore Cowgirl (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Drugstore Cowgirl

    Dana cares for a dying patient who has been disguising herself as a man; Lu prescribes a drug for a woman whose pharmacist won't carry it for fear of robbery.

  • Strong Medicine - Childcare (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:


    One of Dana's patients starts to lose her battle with cystic fibrosis; a patient ignores the negative side effects of her child's medication.

  • Strong Medicine - Complications (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:


    One of Dana's patients starts to lose her battle with cystic fibrosis; a patient ignores the negative side effects of her child's medication.

  • Strong Medicine - Maternity (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:


    A 25-year-old patient is diagnosed with early menopause; Dana helps a new mother cope with postpartum depression.

  • Strong Medicine - Fix (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Lu is called to the emergency room when a deaf family is brought in following a fire in their apartment building.

  • Strong Medicine - Blessed Events (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Blessed Events

    A virgin is pregnant; a hospital custodian asks that her Lou Gehrig's disease not be revealed to her family.

  • Strong Medicine - Side Effects (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Side Effects

    Dana suggests the hospital perform a risky in-utero surgery to treat a spinal birth defect on a baby whose parents are fearful of the procedure.

  • Strong Medicine - Second Opinion (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Second Opinion

    A woman with a debilitating muscle and bone disease is denied disability coverage; a young immigrant girl is injured during a cultural ritual.

  • Strong Medicine - Brainchild (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    A young woman's Parkinson's disease may require a controversial form of treatment; Marc's classmate may be an alcoholic.

  • Strong Medicine - Breast Cancer (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Breast Cancer

    Lu takes over for Dana while she is caring for her mother; Dana's genetic test reveals she is pre-disposed to breast cancer.

  • Strong Medicine - Breast Cancer (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Breast Cancer

    Dana's bad news about the results of her clinical trial on breast cancer comes at the same time her mother must undergo a double mastectomy.

  • Strong Medicine - Dependency (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    A foster mother has an addiction to Ritalin; Dana helps a woman escape spousal abuse by putting her in an "underground railroad" for abused women.

  • Strong Medicine - Miracle Cure (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Miracle Cure

    A childhood friend of Lu's comes to the clinic with a baby suffering from a rare terminal disease; an airline pilot is diagnosed with a career-ending illness.

  • Strong Medicine - Do No Harm (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Do No Harm

    Gang members, attempting to shoot Lu's young patient, accidentally hit Dana's patient, a city councilwoman.

  • Strong Medicine - Drug Interactions (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Drug Interactions

    Dana suspects spousal abuse when she treats Robert's unconscious wife; Lu confronts a woman who is paying addicts to get sterilized.

  • Strong Medicine - Performance Anxiety (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Performance Anxiety

    A high-school basketball player has steroids in her blood; Dana must make a life-or-death decision for a Jane Doe; Dana begins a secretive relationship with an intern.

  • Strong Medicine - Second Look (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Second Look

    A former beauty queen trying to keep her looks goes to Dana for the surgery; Lu looks for a former junkie who has failed to show up for work fearing that she's back on drugs.

  • Strong Medicine - Misconceptions (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    A mother takes her AIDS-afflicted son off medication; a lesbian investigates artificial insemination.

  • Strong Medicine - Pre-Existing Conditions (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Pre-Existing Conditions

    An infertile couple abandons a surrogate whose fetus may have brain damage; Lu must decide whether or not to report another doctor's insurance scam.

  • Strong Medicine - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Two women, with very different theories on the practice of medicine, are forced to run a women's medical clinic together.