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Medical Drama 

Wednesday, Mar 31 2010
General Hospital is the second-longest-running soap opera on TV, having first hit the air in 1963. And, of course, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, ER, Scrubs, and Nurse Jackie are just some of the other dramas churned out to satiate our unending fascination with the personal tragedies and triumphs that unfurl every day around medical professionals. Throw in the engrossing theater of health care reform (moral quandaries! Tea Party protesters! Vicious rumors!) and you have a red-