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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Series cast summary:
 Dr. Luisa 'Lu' Delgado (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
 Receptionist Lana Hawkins (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
 Midwife Peter Riggs, R.N. (131 episodes, 2000-2006)
 Chief of Staff Dr. Robert Jackson (108 episodes, 2000-2005)
 Dr. Nick Biancavilla (88 episodes, 2000-2005)
 Dr. Andy Campbell (59 episodes, 2002-2005)


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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In this episode it is Jesse's 16th birthday, but in season 3 episode 8 she was 15, which means she was 15 for over a year. See more »


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 »


Les Campbell: Jesse, now I've talked to the doctor about your surgery.
Jesse Campbell: Yeah, they're going to cut me open like a sardine can.
Dr. Andy Campbell: Okay! Yes, I know that this is very risky surgery.
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This is such a great show
9 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is the best show every on small screen. Rosa Blasi (Dr. Lu Delgato) and Patricia Richardson (Dr. Andy Campell) are great actors!!!. When Rosa Blasi yells you want to hide, when Patrica turns serious or worries, you are dying to know what is the matter. I know I have cried numerous times during the show. You can watch any episode and know what is happening. That one episode you watch, will not be your last...I guarantee!! Everything that happens is so realistic!!!!! I love that show. Jenifer Hawkins (Lana) is so wonderful!! Peter and Lanna's story can be the funniest and coolest part of the show. I know almost anyone who watches it will love it!!!

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