Strong Medicine (2000–2006)

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Tough female doctors treat an exclusively female clientele at the Rittenhouse Women's clinic, tackling female-centric issues and trying to make the world a better place in a male-dominated society.

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 Dr. Luisa 'Lu' Delgado (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Receptionist Lana Hawkins (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Midwife Peter Riggs, R.N. (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Chief of Staff Dr. Robert Jackson (108 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Dr. Nick Biancavilla (89 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Dr. Andy Campbell (59 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Dr. Luisa Delgado ran the South Philly Women's Clinic so that poor women could get the medical help they needed. Dr. Dana Stowe did medical research on cancer to help women. Together they now run a women's clinic at Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Hospital to help all women. Written by Dr. Jekyll

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There is an episode where a 16-year-old girl overdoses on cough syrup. Throughout the episode, the doctors refer to the drug in cough syrup as "DMX". The psychoactive ingredient in some cough syrups is dextromethorphan hydrobromide, commonly called "DXM". See more »

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Dr. Dylan West: Oh, no! We're flooding! This damn water pump keeps going out.
Araya: That's a titanic amount of water!
Dr. Dylan West: Would you just go get some towels and a broom?
Araya: Hell, no, I'm abandoning ship!
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Strong Medicine is the most moving and compelling show out there!
27 October 2002 | by (Dubuque Iowa) – See all my reviews

'Strong Medicine' deals with the latest medical findings and procedures. I think that the best part about the show is, other than the great actors, is that Whoopi Goldberg and Tammy Ader (executive producers) appointed the lead characters to be women, very different women. At the end of the show, people get to see the points of view from the down-to-earth free clinic doctor Luisa (Lu) Delgado, played by Emmy nominee Rosa Blasi, and her partner, the high ranking, Dr. Dana Stowe, played by Emmy winner Janine Turner. The acting is superb! The supporting cast has won numerous awards for their work in various shows and movies. People are not blasted over the head with the show saying this is the answer at the end people can think; well I wonder what the answer really is. In every episode I promise that you probably won't make it through without crying. The show also has many funny characters that lighten the mood. Strong Medicine helps you understand what goes on in a hospital and what an ER, OBGYN doctor's day is like, including their personal lives. Right now the show includes doctor who just adopted two children, and another is trying to recover from her . If you are even the slightest bit curious about hospitals or a dramatic show, this is the one for you. Strong Medicine is on Lifetime 8:00 pm Sundays.


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