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.

Curiousities

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.

Dad Bod

The Baby Shark Ab Workout Is Real And Will Get You Shredded

Let's face it: You're already listening to the Baby Shark song on repeat. You might as well use it to get abs of steel.

Flu Vaccine

The 2022-2023 Flu Shot: What’s In It And Why?

Everything you need to know about flu shot ingredients, varieties, and dosages this flu season.

Wellness

8 Easy Ways To Start Your Morning With Mindfulness

Sobriety

10 Reasons Sober October Is Life-Changing — And It’s Not Too Late To Start

News

Jon Stewart’s Brutal Takedown Of Anti-Trans Legislator Leslie Rutledge Is A Must-Watch

An interview with Attorney General of Arkansas turns into a masterclass in facing down anti-trans talking points.

Surviving the All-Nighter

Couldn’t Sleep? These 8 Hacks Will Get You Through The Day

Marijuana Woes

How To Sober Up From Weed

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

Men's Health

Colon Cancer In Men: Everything You Need To Know (And Do)

Know the symptoms — and when you should get screened.

Pregnancy

Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy Linked To Low Birth Weight, Autism

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.

Viral Challenge

The Chair Challenge, Explained: A Viral Fitness Trend Men Can’t Seem To Win

Go ahead, try to pick up that chair. We dare you.

Catching ZZZ's

Get Your Kid To Bed Quickly With Progressive Muscle Relaxation

If you relax the body, you relax the mind, you get the kids to sleep.

Monkeypox

6 Reasons Parents Don’t Need To Worry About Monkeypox Right Now

And how to know when it is time to worry.

Video

COVID FAQs: Parents Ask, The White House Answers

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff and Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy answer parents' questions about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marijuana

How Long Does Weed Stay In Your System?

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.