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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rosa Blasi ...  Dr. Luisa Delgado 131 episodes, 2000-2006
Jenifer Lewis ...  Lana Hawkins 131 episodes, 2000-2006
Josh Coxx ...  Midwife Peter Riggs, R.N. 131 episodes, 2000-2006
Philip Casnoff ...  Chief of Staff Dr. Robert Jackson 108 episodes, 2000-2005
Brennan Elliott ...  Dr. Nick Biancavilla 88 episodes, 2000-2005
Patricia Richardson ...  Dr. Andy Campbell 59 episodes, 2002-2005
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Storyline

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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Hope in every heartbeat.

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Official Sites:

Lifetime

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doctoras de Philadelphia See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Rosa Blasi and Jenifer Lewis are the only cast members to appear in every episode. Rosa Blasi, Jenifer Lewis, and Josh Coxx are the only cast members to appear in every season. See more »

Goofs

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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Jesse Campbell: Why can't they just say it in English? I have scoliosis. I have to wear a back brace.
Dr. Andy Campbell: What the doctor was saying is that the brace hasn't been helping like he thought it would.
Jesse Campbell: So you mean I won't have to wear the brace any more?
Dr. Andy Campbell: Well...
Jesse Campbell: Give it to me straight, doc.
Dr. Andy Campbell: You're going to need an operation.
Jesse Campbell: [shocked but soft] Wow.
Dr. Andy Campbell: Providing the operation goes well, you won't have to wear the brace.
Jesse Campbell: You mean providing I live.
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Excellent series
31 January 2005 | by pennywise55bSee all my reviews

Strong Medicine is an intelligent drama dealing with issues from a women's perspective, not seen very often on TV. The story lines are full of thoughtfully resolved problems that I have experienced in my life. I can see if I were younger, it would help me understand why things go the way they do in life. I like the various characters, and the wide diversity in terms of their ethnic and economic background. I also like that they generally support each other, develop friendships, and understand them. The characters are not cardboard, and I really wish it were put on network television. It was hard to find it, and the friends I've recommended it to, love it as well. I'm glad there is not too much gore, as the ER series has started to have, so I can learn about hospital life without seeing body parts and lots of blood.


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