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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 Tweetchat 1/21/2020: Engaging Latinos in Clinical Trials
Did you know that Latinos comprise less than 7.6% of clinical trial participants? This means that researchers have less ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/14: How to Boost Health Equity in Schools
How important is healthy equity in schools? Amid the growing diversity among U.S. children, especially the rise of the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/7: Why Folic Acid is Important for Latina and All Moms-to-Be
Folic acid has long been linked to a healthy pregnancy. In fact, pregnant women who consume a folic acid vitamin and ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat #SafeRoutes
#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/17: How to Plan for a Safer and More Active 2020
Much of the disparity we see in traffic deaths and chronic disease is related to how we build roads and ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/10: “A Guide to a Healthy Holiday”
In the United States, obesity rates have hit a historic high, especially for Latinos. Additionally, 40% of Latino kids ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/3: Latino Youth Leadership
Youth leaders across the nation are working to promote health equity in their communities. We at Salud America! have seen ...
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#SaludTues 11/19/19: Healthy Holidays & Diabetes Prevention Month
Over 1 in 3 U.S. adults have prediabetes and of these individuals, 9 in 10 don't even know they have it, according the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/12: Health Begins With Home
Having a quality, affordable home can unlock good health for people. The problem is that quality housing is far from the ...
#SaludTues 11/5/19: Measuring Transportation Impacts for Health, Equity and Sustainability
The methods used to measure and analyze the impact of transportation projects matter for health, equity and ...