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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

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 Wakelet page.


Health Overhaul Texas
#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/20: Enrolling Latino Families in Healthcare Coverage
Only 1 in 10 who enrolled for healthcare coverage via were Latino, a lower rate than their black and white ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/13: 2nd Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Walking and other physical activities are vital for health, regardless of weight. However, physical activity levels among ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/6: Raise Your Voice & Vote!
Election day is near! Your vote is your super-power. Let’s use #SaludTues on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, to ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/30: Why Culinary Health Education Matters
Did you know approximately 40% of Latino kids are overweight or obese? Additionally, unhealthy food contributes to ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/23: Impact of Sugar & Healthier Alternatives
What are your plans for this coming halloween? If you have children, chances are many of them will be trick-or-treating ...
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#SaludTues Bilingual Tweetchat 10/16: Latinos & Clinical Trials
The rise of the Latino population makes it urgent to tackle disparities in obesity, diabetes, and cancer. But did you ...
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#SaludTues Bilingual Tweetchat 10/9: Celebrate Your Beautiful Eyes
Do you know that diabetes can affect your eye health? Do you know why it's important to have a dilated eye ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/2: Recognizing Health Fraud
Did you know that Latinos and African-Americans report fraud less than the rest of the population? Sadly, many Latinos ...
Diabetes Prevention Program
#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/25: Latinos & Diabetes Prevention
Over 1 in 2 Latinos are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes at some point in their lifetime. The good news is that type ...