When Friends and Family Ambush You for Free Medical Advice

As every doctor knows, requests for medical advice don't end when a doctor leaves the office for the day. They are made in parking lots and supermarkets, on buses and planes, at weddings and funerals.
"I'm a doctor 24/7," says Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, an internist in Atlanta, Georgia. "When you're a doctor, you're never off-duty." Dr Fryhofer isn't exaggerating.