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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 4/7/20: How Wealth Inequality Impacts Latino Health
According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center Latinos are more likely (50% vs. 34%) to see the recent ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/31: Safe Routes to Healthy Food—Why & How
Everyone deserves a safe and reliable way to get to healthy food—whether a supermarket, farmers market, or food ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/24: What You Should Know About the Coronavirus Infection
The coronavirus outbreak has sickened many and continues to spread around the world. The World Health Organization on ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/17: Strategies for Social Justice & Health Equity
We want to see a United States that achieves health equity, where all people have a fair, just opportunity to live their ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/10: Routine Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Our bodies are wired for survival—thanks to our biological stress response system. However, without buffering ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/3: What You Should Know about Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer, which starts in the colon or rectum, is the third-most commonly diagnosed cancer. It also is the ...
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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, ...