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.
A few months following the death of their daughter, a couple decide to adopt a young girl of the same age in order to help solve their building marital problems. The child's medical problems though only make things worse for all concerned.
A man who has become obsessed with his work to the exclusion of everything else, including his wife and son, is forced to re-evaluate his priorities when a mild coronary is found to be caused by a potentially fatal heart condition.
A young English professor develops hypertension while caring for his mentally challenged younger sister. His condition worsens when he realizes she has matured into a young woman and has fallen in love with one of his students.