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What is the #SaludTues Tweetchat?

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health every Tuesday at 12p CST/1p EST. The chat is hosted by @SaludAmerica, the Latino health social media campaign and Twitter handle for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, which directs Salud America!. Each chat has two or more co-hosts from partner organizations to ask and answer topical questions to raise awareness of and discuss solutions to Latino health equity issues.

#SaludTues Tweetchat Schedule

Anyone on Twitter can join. Just tag your Tweets with the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter.

How do I serve as a #SaludTues co-host?

Email us at and share an idea for a chat.

What are topics for #SaludTues Tweetchats?

The #SaludTues chat covers key Latino health issues, from childhood obesity, nutrition and physical activity, access to health care, heart health, trending demographics, education, culture of health, cancer, etc.

What is the reach of #SaludTues Tweetchats?

The #SaludTues Tweetchats average more than 8 million impressions in just one hour each week.

#SaludTues Past Tweetchats

See our past tweetchats by visiting our Wakelet page.


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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/25: Healthy Latino Hearts
February is American Heart Month. While awareness is important for all people, certain groups—like Latinos—are at a ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/18: Shifting from Car-Centric Thinking to People-First Thinking
Many of our transportation woes are due to lack of realistic options. American cities have largely designed streets for ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/11: Why Oral Health Matters for All Kids
The mouth is where good health begins. Proper oral health in childhood can set the stage for lifelong health. Conversely, ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/4: Let’s Say No to Cancer
Cancer has long overtaken heart disease as the top killer of Latinos. Latinos have higher rates than their peers for many ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/28: Elevating Plant-Based Food Systems
What we choose to eat affects everything. However, our current food system is unhealthy and unsustainable, leaving us ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/21/2020: Engaging Latinos in Clinical Trials
Did you know that Latinos comprise less than 7.6% of clinical trial participants? This means that researchers have less ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/14: How to Boost Health Equity in Schools
How important is healthy equity in schools? Amid the growing diversity among U.S. children, especially the rise of the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/7: Why Folic Acid is Important for Latina and All Moms-to-Be
Folic acid has long been linked to a healthy pregnancy. In fact, pregnant women who consume a folic acid vitamin and ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat #SafeRoutes
#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/17: How to Plan for a Safer and More Active 2020
Much of the disparity we see in traffic deaths and chronic disease is related to how we build roads and ...