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What is the #SaludTues Tweetchat?

#SaludTues is a monthly (formerly weekly) Tweetchat about Latino health on the first Tuesday of every month 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 UT Health San Antonio, which directs Salud America!.

Each chat has two or more co-hosts and special guest from partner organizations. Salud America! asks a set of important questions, and co-hosts and special guests share their answers 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.

#SaludTues Tweetchat FAQ

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

Email us at saludamerica@uthscsa.edu 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, clinical trial and workforce diversity, etc.

What is the reach of #SaludTues Tweetchats?

The #SaludTues Tweetchats average more than 6 million impressions in just the one-hour discussion.

How can I see past #SaludTues Tweetchats?

See our past tweetchats by visiting our Wakelet page.

Tweetchats

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#SaludTues Tweetchat 6/7: How to Address Alzheimer’s in the Latino Community
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month! This is a good time to reflect on the many challenges and inequities ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat: How Schools and Police Can Partner to Support Students Exposed to Trauma
Children exposed to violence, crime, or abuse still go to school the next day. They may be forced to skip homework, ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/5: How to Encourage and Achieve Diversity in Cancer Clinical Trials 
Clinical trials have led to the development of better treatments, life-saving medicines, and new prevention strategies for ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/1─Two Years Later: How COVID-19 Is Impacting Latinos
For the past two years, COVID-19 has continued to ravage the United States. Data continue to show that Latinos and other ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/1: Changing the System for Nutrition Security, Healthier Hearts
Many Latino families struggle to get enough food to feed their families. Even if they do get enough food, what they have ...
“Raising Awareness for Cervical Cancer”
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/4: Raising Awareness for Cervical Cancer
Each year, more than 14,000 people are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. This cancer is especially ...
Racism is a Public Health Crisis
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/7/2021: Racism is a Public Health Crisis
The link between systemic racism and health inequities is undeniable. Health inequities among people of color arise from ...
The Climate Crisis and Latinos
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11/2/21 #SaludTues Tweetchat: The Climate Crisis and Latinos
Climate change is making life harder for Latinos and other communities of color.  A groundbreaking 2019 study estimated ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/5: Importance of Latino Participation in Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease
Sadly, Latinos are 1.5 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than whites. Across the board, Latinos are ...