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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 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.


Why and How to Nurture Civic Health
#SaludTues 6/6/2023: Why and How to Nurture Civic Health
Civic health is the ability to participate in one’s community and be involved in the decision-making process, from voting ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/2/23: How to Create Food Equity
Many Latino families struggle to get enough food to feed their families. They often face hunger. Even if they do get ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/4: Are Latinos Fairly Represented in Racial Equity News?
Latinos face a variety of inequities that contribute to poor health, including disproportionate rates of police brutality, ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/7/23: National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
About 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer. For Latinos, colorectal cancer mortality rates remain ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/7/23─Three Years Later: How COVID-19 Is Impacting Latinos
COVID-19 is not over. For the past three years, the virus has disrupted life and health. Data continue to show that the ...
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#SaludTues 1/10/2023: American Roads Shouldn’t be this Dangerous
More Americans died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2021 than any other year since 2005, according to the National ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/6: Food Marketing Companies Add More to Black and Latinos’ Plates
Despite overall declines in ad spending and TV ad exposure since 2017, high-calorie, low-nutrient products, including candy, ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/1/22: How Can Physical Activity Benefit Brain Health for Older Latinos  
The Latino population has grown to represent 18.9% of the nation’s population. This rise, however, means that more ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/4/22: Exploring the Diversity of the Latino Population
Latinos now comprise 18.9% of the U.S. population. This “minority majority” is a dynamic, rising population with ...