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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.


Without responsive relationships with caring adults, children experiencing trauma may face developmental delays and health problems later in life.
#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/2: How Child Toxic Stress is Bad for Health
Child toxic stress is bad for health. Strong, frequent, or prolonged toxic stress response in childhood can disrupt the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/26: National Diabetes Alert Day
Latinos are twice as likely as whites to develop and die from diabetes in their lifetime. Diabetes threatens the health ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/19/19: Celebrating National Nutrition Month
Good nutrition is linked to positive health outcomes. On the other hand, unhealthy eating is the leading risk factor for ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/12: Preventing Gun Violence
Gun violence is a rising public health and social justice issue in the United States. In fact, gun violence is one of the ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/5: The Sleep Crisis & Latino Health
Are you getting enough sleep? The United States is facing a sleep crisis. Lack of sleep can contribute to heart attacks, ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/26: Healthy Hearts: Celebrating American Heart Month!
Cardiovascular diseases are the primary cause of death in the United States. For Latinos, it is the second leading cause ...
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#SaludTues 2/19: Eye Health & Low Vision Awareness Month
By 2040, Latinos are projected to have the highest rates of visual impairment compared to other U.S. minority groups. An ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/12: Building our Outdoor and Ecological Literacy
Latinos lack access to healthy food and safe places to walk, bike and play and are less able to adapt or recover from ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/5: Helping Kids Have Healthier Childhoods!
“Children are our future.” You’ve heard this old saying before, but it’s never been truer. Childhood ...