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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 co-hosts from partner organizations to ask and answer topical questions to raise awareness of and discuss solutions to Latino health issues.

#SaludTues Tweetchat Schedule

How do I participate in a #SaludTues Tweetchat?

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.

#SaludTues Past Tweetchats

See our past tweetchats by visiting our Storify page.


#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/20: Celebrating Child Life Specialists & Kids with Disabilities
As the U.S. Latino population continues to grow so does the need for quality health care services. Yet many Latinos remain ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/13: Women in Health, the Environment, and Policy
The places we are born, grow, live, work, and age were not created equitably for all. Women of color tend to live in ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat: Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month
Every year, nearly 25,000 Americans visit the emergency room due to workplace eye injury, according to the American Academy ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/20: Oral Health Takes a Community
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (#NCDHM)! What a great time to recognize the importance of kids' ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/13: Latinos, Heart Health & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
On average, heart disease causes 1 death every 38 seconds, according to the American Heart Association. Latinos are often ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/6: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Improve Latino Health
Neglect. Abuse. Domestic violence. Living in foster care. Racism. Civil unrest. Fear of deportation. These traumas can ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/30: National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Eight out of every 10 Latinos with glaucoma do not even know they have it, according to the National Eye ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/23: How to Fight Cervical Cancer among Latinas
Latinas have some good trends—and bad trends—when it comes to cervical cancer. The Latina cervical cancer rate ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/16/18: Making Latinos Healthier in 2018
It’s a brand-new year, as 2018 is here! If you are like millions of others across the country, you probably took some time ...