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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 5/22: Healthy Minds & Hearts ❤ for National Physical Activity Month
May is National Physical Activity month. It's also National Mental Health Month!    Unfortunately, not all kids and ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/15: Healthy Vision Month
Good vision and eye health are vital to many aspects of health, yet Latinos have higher rates of vision loss, diabetic eye ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/8─Creating Opportunity: Connecting Latino Youth to Brighter, Healthier Futures
Latino children and youth face more poverty and greater gaps in education and health than their White peers, according to ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/1: Racism and its Alarming Impact on Mental Health
Racism can crush a person’s mental health. In fact, racism negatively affects mental health because it causes ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/24: Our Kids & the Need for Social and Emotional Learning
Social and emotional learning is BIG for early childhood development. Social and emotional learning is how Latino and all ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/17: Climate Changes Health—Transportation & Community Design
Climate change is happening and it can worsen health. Automobiles, for example, impact the climate by contributing to ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/10: Health and Safety at Home for Latino Kids
It's the season for Spring cleaning and getting kids outdoors to play, but there are safety precautions to consider at the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/3: How to Improve Access to Healthy Foods/Drinks
Sugar isn’t always sweeter. Latinos and many other families live in food environments with an abundance of unhealthy ...
#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 ...