About Matt

Matt is an emergency medicine resident that loves  studying the science of longevity, the optimization of all phases of health, and applying his knowledge to physician and patient wellness. Of special interest to him is the physiology of sleep, the complex multiple-system dysfunction of shift work and sleep deprivation, and interventions to mitigate these deleterious effects.


Matt earned his M.D. from the University of Florida and holds a B.Sc. in physics.

About Laura

Laura is a family medicine resident and her mission in life is to help as many people as possible age successfully. Her passions include cooking and physical activities of all types, including but not limited to hiking/ skiing/ soccer/ tennis/ savage race/ mud runs/ rock climbing/ Insanity/ T25/ and more!

Laura earned her M.D. from the University of Florida and holds a B.Sc. in biomedical sciences. She also spent time as a personal trainer for a tennis player on the International Tennis Federation Junior Circuit.


This is the personal blog of Matthew Calkins and Laura Buchanan. We invest in no companies referenced on this website. We receive no compensation or "kick-backs" from any of the products we use ourselves or reference on this website. 

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