Strong Medicine (2000–2006)
12 Jun. 2005New Blood
A new male doctor, Dr. West begins his first day at Rittenhouse; a train derailment fills the ER with patients; Lu is unsure about marrying Jonas.
19 Jun. 2005Feeling No Pain
Dylan treats a woman suffering from heroin addiction; Lu treats a little girl who has a rare medical condition that doesn't allow her to feel pain.
26 Jun. 2005Clinical Risk
Lu becomes personally involved when her patient's 11-year-old son is tased with a stun gun at school; Dylan treats a patient with a rare form of multiple sclerosis; Kayla suspects that a patient of hers was exposed to ricin.
10 Jul. 2005Differentials
When a mother's two children are suffering from kidney failure, she has to make a choice about which child to donate a kidney to; Dylan's college mentor ends up being hospitalized for a debilitating neurological disorder.
17 Jul. 2005Dying Inside
When two teenagers are diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, Dylan tries to find out how they contracted the disease; while volunteering at a women's prison, Lu fights to get adequate health care for the prisoners.
24 Jul. 2005The Y Factor
Dylan discovers a teenage female football player is using steroids; paternity issues arise when a mother discovers that one of her twins has cystic fibrosis.
7 Aug. 2005Paternity Test
After his old summer crush is hospitalized, Dylan believes that he is the father of her teenage daughter; Lu helps out the family of a brain-dead patient make some difficult decisions.
14 Aug. 2005Infectious Love
Dylan's new girlfriend faces a health scare when she is hospitalized for symptoms of avian flu; Lu helps out a mother whose overweight daughter is removed from her custody.
21 Aug. 2005Gunshot Wedding
Lu and Jonas get married; after Araya gets herself into trouble, Dylan finds himself a hostage in a courtroom by a disgruntled man.
28 Aug. 2005Family Practice
Lu and Jonas' honeymoon is cut short when Lu brings a group of orphaned children from Costa Rica to Rittenhouse for medical treatment, but Jonas finds himself being charged with embezzlement; Kayla suspects a mother of making her son sick.
11 Sep. 2005Broken Hearts
Lu helps out a teenage girl who wants to get out of the gang life; Dylan fights to get a young woman with Down Syndrome a heart transplant.
18 Sep. 2005It Takes a Clinic
Dylan treats a governor who is in poor health and Lu seeks her help to prevent a mentally impaired inmate from being executed; Peter forms a boot camp for young fathers.
25 Sep. 2005Agony and Ecstasy
Lu fears that her unborn child might have a fatal genetic condition and defends a pregnant mother who is accused of welfare fraud.
2 Oct. 2005Chief Complaints
Kayla competes with a fellow male colleague to get the job of chief resident; Lu deals with a teenaged patient who wants to be emancipated so she doesn't have to donate a kidney to her sister.
9 Oct. 2005Promising Treatment
Dylan helps out a woman who underwent a mastectomy whose insurance company wants her to be released from the hospital 24 hours after her surgery; Lu finds herself caught in the middle of a woman with cerebral palsy who sues her mother for negligence.
16 Oct. 2005Rhythm of the Heart
Kayla searches for answers after a teenage boy dies of heart failure; two patients in a burn ward provide emotional support to each other.
15 Jan. 2006Unorthodox Treatment
Dylan treats a woman suffering from cervical cancer; Lu decides to proceed with an alternative treatment for a young girl with a serious medical condition whose insurance company won't cover treatment.
11 Dec. 2005We Wish You a Merry Cryst-Meth
Lu tries to help injured single mom, Melissa Nauls, who's addicted to Crystal Meth keep custody of her three kids. But when Melissa dies after going back to a crystal meth lab Lu has to find a way to keep all three kids together as Christmas approaches. Meanwhile, Kayla is attracted to blind patient Will Manning which makes Peter very jealous.
8 Jan. 2006My Sister, My Doctor, Myself
When Kayla's twin sister, Keisha comes to visit, it is revealed that Keisha is mentally ill; Lu helps a patient with fertility issues.
22 Jan. 2006Baby BOOM!
Kayla loses a patient who was a bank robber, only for his unstable girlfriend Jamie to show up at the hospital with a bomb strapped to her body. Meanwhile, 35-week pregnant Sirena Adkins is brought in suffering from meningitis and her mom tells Lu to only save the daughter and not the baby.
29 Jan. 2006Dr. Thornton Hears a Who?
Lu and Dylan face an ethical dilemma when it comes to using an experimental drug on a patient with Parkinson's disease; Lu treats a deaf woman who was injured in an accident; Kayla treats patients from a circus suffering from tuberculosis.
« Season 5 | Season 6