Every day it seems we hear about a new way to shave time off our busy days. Drive-thru coffee. Banking by phone. DVRing shows to skip through commercials. Self-checkout groceries. Email exchanges in place of real-time meetings. And usually I’m a fan. Added bonus: These things often let me avoid socializing.
But when I heard a new study about how I can save yet another hour or two a year by skipping my annual doctor’s visit, even I had to draw the line.