Cathy Cullen is a pretty high school senior girl comes out of her shell after a successful diet. Shedding her former wallflower self, Cathy quickly becomes popular with boys ... too popular, as she soon contracts a venereal disease. Welby presses for answers as Cathy continually resists treatment and refuses to reveal from where she may have transmitted VD.
A brilliant trial attorney named Corday - an old Navy friend of Welby's - refuses to interrupt a landmark case for treatment of cancerous lymph nodes. Corday's stubbornness rubs off on his junior partner, who is also suffering from health issues of his own ... and it may cost them much more than a judgment in their favor.
Scientist Rick Rivera suffers from the physical and psychological after-effects of ingesting hallucinogenic drugs during a trip to Mexico. It is up to Welby to help Rivera cope and force him off the drugs.
Kiley falls for a married woman who has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, after realizing that the woman's husband is emotionally distant with her. Getting the man to come to terms with his wife's condition and realize the seriousness of her condition uncovers some deep-seated secrets of his past.
Despite repeated warnings by Kiley and Welby, a young woman insists on surgery to cure her paralysis. When the doctors stand firm, she sues them for malpractice, hoping to proceed with the surgery. Instead, secrets about her strained relationship with her estranged father rise to the surface.