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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 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.

#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 8 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

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 ...
hispanic abuela grandmother with dementia alzheimers clinical trials
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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 ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/7: How to Improve Health Equity for Hispanic Heritage Month
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/7: How to Improve Health Equity for Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time where we can honor the history, culture, and diversity of the Latino ...
Latina nurse doctor hospital worker for health equity figh healthcare injustices
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/3: Breaking Down Systemic Injustices in Healthcare
A widening socioeconomic gap, racism, and discrimination contribute to inequitable distribution of healthcare and mental and ...
Inequities in school health and education
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/6: Inequities in School Health and Education
Everyone deserves access to a healthy, safe school environment with the opportunity to succeed. Unfortunately, many ...
address food insecurity tweetchat family eating meal dinner lunch at home
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 6/1: Strategies to Address Food Insecurity
Sadly, food insecurity ─ being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious food ─ is common in the ...
State Latino Cancer
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/4/21: The State of Latino Cancer
Cancer impacts—and kills—too many people across the US, especially among Latinos. There are many reasons behind ...
female doctor clinical trials
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/6: Latino Participation Is Vital in Clinical Trials
Do you know fewer than 5% of Latinos participate in federal clinical trials? There is a historical lack of targeted ...