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SaludTues Tweetchat 5/31/16: Bridging the Gap on Latino Health Disparities



The latest nation’s health report card finds that although advances have been made in important areas such as numbers of uninsured and infant death; health disparities among Latinos still persist. How can we address health disparities and what’s the health report card telling us about Latino health?Let’s use #SaludTues to tweet ideas and solutions: Let’s use #SaludTues to tweet ideas and solutions: WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Bridging the Gap on Latino Health Disparities” • DATE: Tuesday, May 31st 2016 • TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT) • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues • HOST: SaludToday @SaludToday • CO-HOSTS: Office of Minority Health  (@MinorityHealth) FDA en Espanol (@FDAenEspanol) FDA Office of Minority Health (@FDAOMH) Praxis ...

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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 5/24/16: Let’s Celebrate a Healthy Diet: National Mediterranean Diet Month



We are excited about all healthy diets, and this month is National Mediterranean Diet Month! We are celebrating the Mediterranean diet, as it has been linked to heart health! Latinos are more likely to deal with certain diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity, and heart disease! Help us spread the word on how to help our health through what we eat by following #SaludTues to tweet about, share recipes, and enjoy celebrating a healthy diet full of fresh foods! #MedDietMonth WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat:  “Let's Celebrate a Healthy Diet: National Mediterranean Diet Month” DATE: Tuesday, May 24th 2016 TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT) WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues HOST: @SaludToday CO-HOSTS: Fernanda Chacon (@cookandmove), National Hispanic ...

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SaludTues Tweetchat 5/10/16: Why Latino Families Should Talk About HIV



Latinos represent 17% of the U.S. population but make up 21% of people living with HIV and 23% of new infections. How can we reverse this alarming trend? What role can mothers play as a family influencer?  Let’s use #SaludTues to tweet about how families can start a conversation on this topic and identify other solutions, tips, resources, and campaigns to prevent HIV/AIDS among Latinos: WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Why Latino Families Should Talk About HIV” TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, May 10, 2016 WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues HOST: @SaludToday CO-HOSTS: the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (@talkHIV), AIDS.gov (@AIDSgov), and Maria Mejia (@MariaHIVMejia) We’ll open the floor to your stories and ...

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#SaludTues Tweetchat: 5/3/16 “Water: The Health Benefits You Should Know



Water is one of the fundamental building blocks of life itself. It surrounds us on an everyday basis. However, despite it being everywhere in this country, many people still don’t realize how essential it is to good health and a quality life. What are the health benefits of water that you need to know? Let’s use #SaludTues on May 3, 2016, to tweet information and resources on Water: WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Water: The Health Benefits You Should Know” DATE: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT) WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues HOST: @SaludToday CO-HOSTS: Campaign for Dental Health (@ILikeMyTeeth), Delta Dental Colorado (@DeltaDentalCo), URH20 (@URH2O) Questions we got via Social Media: What about sports drinks? Are ...

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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/26/16: Lupus Disease: What Latinos Should Know



Lupus disease widely affects Latinas and other minorities in the U.S. Are you aware of the symptoms and causes? Join us for an hour-long conversation about this disease and how it affects Latinos. Let’s raise awareness! • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Lupus Disease: What Latinos Should Know” • TIME/DATE: Noon CST (1 p.m. EST) Tuesday, April 26, 2016 • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues • HOST: @SaludToday • CO-HOSTS: La Red Hispana (@LaRedHispana), SLE Lupus Foundation (@LupusNY), Lupus Research Institute (@LupusResearch) & Dr. Irene Blanco (@IreneBlancoMD). Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter! #SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the ...

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