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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.


Handle With Care Tweetchat
#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/27: How to ‘Handle With Care’ Students Exposed to Childhood Trauma
60% of U.S. children have been exposed to violence, crime, or abuse. These kids still have to go to class, carrying a ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/20/19: Vaccination Access and Awareness
Vaccinations are safe and protect the public from illness outbreaks. Worse, vaccination hesitancy has been on the rise in ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/13: How Companies Target Junk Food Marketing to Latinos
Targeting unhealthy foods and drinks to Latinos contributes to health inequities. Yet, the food and beverage industry use ...
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SaludTues 8/6: Let’s Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!
Despite the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of children, breastfeeding rates remain lower in the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/30: The Role of Promotoras in Helping Prevent Diabetes
Diabetes can lead to countless life-changing complications. Unfortunately, Latinos are disproportionately affected by ...
Quit smoking Salud Tues
#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/23: Using Technology to Quit Smoking
The development of e-cigarette and vaping products has been on the rise among youth smokers. Young adults between ages 18 ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/16: How to Win the Fight Against Sugary Drinks
Latino kids consume more sugary drinks than non-Latino kids at all ages, which contributes to their high obesity rates, ...
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#SaludTues 7/9: ‘YOUnite Research!’ The Importance of Clinical Trial Participation
The importance of clinical trial participation cannot be overstated, especially among minority groups like Latinos. 1 in ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/2: The Importance of Minority Mental Health Month
July is Minority Mental Health Month. Mental illness does not discriminate based on race. However, Latinos are far more ...