Tyler Santora

Tyler Santora is the Health & Science editor at Fatherly. They write and edit stories on topics ranging from child development, parenting, fitness, wellness, neurodiversity, men’s health, fertility, and more. They also write the science-themed Fatherly newsletter that comes out every Friday and occasionally write about books and LGBTQ+ issues for Fatherly’s Play and Trending sections.

Tyler is also a freelance science journalist. They have written for publications such as Scientific American, Popular Science, Live Science, Business Insider, Nature Medicine, Undark, Medscape, and more. Tyler is a members of the National Association of Science Writers and the Trans Journalists Association. They hold a Master's in Science, Health & Environmental Reporting from New York University and a Bachelor’s in Biology from Oberlin College.

Tyler lives in Aurora, CO with their partner and a rotating cast of foster dogs. In their free time, they enjoy writing fiction, playing quadball, and volunteering at a dog shelter. You can follow Tyler on Twitter @Tara_Santora and check out their website tylersantora.com.

Marijuana Woes

How To Sober Up From Weed

Got a little too high? This is how to come down quickly.


What The Science Says About Smoking Weed While Pregnant

New research links pot use by pregnant people to low birth weight, preterm birth, and autism. The risk, it would seem, is not worth the rip.


Is Weed Bad For You? A Close Look At The Risks And Benefits Of Marijuana

Here's what the science really says about cannabis.

Labor & Delivery

New Study Sheds Light On Long-Term Effects Of Elective Induction Of Labor

Children who were born after induction of later scored lower on a standardized test at age 12, and were less likely to be recommended for college, a recent study found.

Brain Blast!

Even Small Amounts Of Regular Exercise Help Your Brain Function: Study

Working out as little as once a month is linked to better brain function — as long as you do it throughout adulthood.


Your Attention Span Is Dying — This Is How You Save It

An attention span researcher explains why our attention spans are dying and how to regain control of them. (Stick with us here!)


The Very Real Benefits Of Shinrin Yoku, AKA Forest Bathing

No nudity required.


Weed Vs. Alcohol: Which Is The Better Vice For Parents?

If you’re picking between the two, there’s a clear winner.


How Long Does Weed Stay In Your System? A Pharmacologist Explains

Whether for work or custody, some seemingly legal marijuana users need to beat a system that is at odds with itself. Here's what you need to know.


Just How Many COVID Variants Are There?

A lot. Most of them are nothing to worry about.


Is Skipping Breakfast Bad? Study Makes The Case For Rising And Dining

The healthiest way to start a day, a recent study suggests, is with a balanced meal.

Gender Reveal

The Baking Soda Gender Test Is The Next Bonkers Baby Gender Predictor

Pee into baking soda to learn if your baby is a boy or girl. What could go wrong?

Brain Blast!

8 Easy Ways To Keep Your Brain Young

You can dramatically decrease your risk of dementia with just a few easy lifestyle changes.

Staying Regular

Does Caffeine Make You Poop? What About Decaf Coffee?

Coffee has a reputation for landing people on the toilet. What about your cup of joe does the trick?


10 Weird Facts About The Human Body That You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Impress your curious kids with these very strange facts about our bodies.

Trans Rights

Texas Transgender Youth Law Would Criminalize Parents, But They're Fighting Back

A legislator in Texas proposed a bill that would slam parents of transgender kids with a felony if they help their child access gender-affirming care. Parents and allies are fighting back.

Tips And Tricks

10 Ways To Be A More Attractive Man, According To Science

Own that chest hair. Make people laugh. Kiss a baby. All these and more can make you more desirable.

Road Trip!

18 Car Sickness Hacks That Really Work

What to do when your kid starts to feel puke-y on the road.

Battle Of The Sexes

Why Men Can’t Beat The Viral “Center Of Gravity” Challenge

The chances of you falling on your face are very good. But why?

Winter Weather

How To Dress Your Baby In Cold Weather — Without Overheating Them

How to get that temperature just right.