Strong Medicine season 6←Strong Medicine season 5
Air weekdate:Sunday Cast:Brennan Elliott, Janine Turner, Jenifer Lewis, Joshua Coxx, Patricia Richardson, Rick Schroder, Rosa Blasi, Tamera Mowry, Ashley Tisdale Genre:Drama Channel:Lifetime Status:Ended
Strong Medicine season 6 episodes list:
Lu meets Andy 's replacement, Dr. Dylan West, an obnoxious man she worked with when she was an intern as they struggle to save the lives of the many people involved in a train accident. Later, she discovers something shocking while talking to a bipolar patient. The president is in town and the Secret Service makes sure the hospital keeps plenty of B- blood (the president's rare blood type) on hand. Dylan tries to help a pregnant patient make the right decision about a potentially hazardous surgery. Meanwhile, Lu contemplates marrying Jonas while dealing with the obnoxious woman who caused Dr. Jackson to lose his job. Later, the unthinkable happens to Lu and she and those close to her struggle to save her life.
Lu tries to find out why a young patient has mysterious bruises on her body. Lu suspects the mother of child abuse while Dylan suspects the girl's nanny. Meanwhile, Dylan helps a patient try to combat her ####### addiction and when she has strange symptoms, he goes undercover to find out why. Kayla moves in with Lana when she has trouble finding an apartment.
After a policewoman uses a stun gun to discipline an 11-year-old boy with behavioral problems, Lu takes a special interest in him and the new technique. Dylan is asked to perform a risky procedure by a multiple sclerosis patient who is willing to risk her life to beat the disease. Kayla finds that a patient has come into contact with the deadly poison ricin and is forced to report it to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dylan's new girlfriend, Sonja, comes under scrutiny from his teen daughter. But before he can ease tensions between the two, Sonja's in the middle of a health scare when she is hospitalized with symptoms of avian flu. Also, Lu has trouble determining the cause of a young patient's excess weight gain and takes issue with a government agency that is looking to bring the girl's mother up on abuse charges for overfeeding the child.
The governor is admitted to Rittenhouse in dire condition, but that doesn't keep Lu from taking the opportunity to appeal for clemency on behalf of an inmate on death row. Also: Peter decides to start a boot camp for teen fathers; an emotional Kayla turns to Dylan for support.
Lu goes to court to defend a mother who has been accused of welfare fraud. For some strange reason, which Lu is at a loss to determine, the DNA of the woman's two children doesn't seem to match her own. Meanwhile, Lu's own experiences with prenatal testing may shed some light on this frustrating case.
A young woman traumatizes her entire family when she expresses second thoughts about donating a kidney to her older sister, who's dying of leukemia. Elsewhere, Kayla is out to prove a white male colleague wrong after he suggests that affirmative action is the only reason she's being considered for the chief-resident job.
Dylan takes on an out-of-state insurance company after he ignores their demands to release a mastectomy patient 24 hours following surgery. Dylan's more apprehensive when it comes to confronting his teen daughter (Eileen April Boylan) about her love life and ends up asking Lu to give the girl some motherly advice. Elsewhere, a woman with cerebral palsy sues her mother, an excessive smoker, for negligence.
Two burn patients, although separated by a curtain, offer each other emotional support as Lu works tirelessly to treat their injuries. Elsewhere, Kayla and Peter struggle to come to terms with a 16-year-old boy's death from heart failure.
Christmas at Rittenhouse finds Lu not only taking care of her own heavy caseload, but also treating Dylan's patients while he spends the holidays away with Araya. Lu's main priority is finding a home for three siblings who were abandoned by their meth-addicted mother. Meanwhile, a Santa with a Scrooge-like attitude visits the hospital.
After six years apart, Kayla resumes a relationship with her estranged twin sister Keisha (Tia Mowry), but their reunion is bittersweet due to Keisha's sudden erratic behavior. Meanwhile, medical advances help Lu's patient overcome infertility; Lana helps a well-heeled woman (Beth Littleford) who's concerned about her 5-year-old daughter's bed-wetting; and Peter makes an interesting discovery while minding a neighbor's dog. David: David Denman. Nina: Jenica Bergere. Victoria: Nadine Ellis.
Lu goes ahead with an alternative treatment for a patient who suffers from a rare and potentially fatal illness, despite the fact that she doesn't have clearance from the patient's insurance company; Dylan offers inspiration and spiritual guidance to a woman who's fighting for her life.
Lu struggles to help a seriously ill pregnant woman without hurting her baby; Kayla pretends that a patient is alive to appease his unstable girlfriend, who says she has a bomb; Peter looks for a missing boy; and Lana soothes an elderly man about to enter a nursing home.
Lu and Dylan are forced to confront an ethical dilemma when they begin using an experimental drug on a patient. Also, Dylan faces losing Araya (Eileen April Boylan) to her maternal grandparents, who come to town hoping to make a fresh start with the teen.
As the series concludes after six seasons, Lu goes into labor, but is unable to get to the ER. Her baby is delivered via an emergency C-section performed by Jonas (Nestor Carbonell). Meanwhile, Dylan inadvertently puts himself and his family at risk by going to the police with the name of a gang member who shot a female patient.