42 episodes

This podcast is a weekly production of Salud America!, the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health San Antonio’s media organization. This project aims to inform listeners of health inequities and trends impacting the Latino community.

Salud Talks Salud America

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

This podcast is a weekly production of Salud America!, the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health San Antonio’s media organization. This project aims to inform listeners of health inequities and trends impacting the Latino community.

    Prehabilitation and What It Means for Latinos

    Prehabilitation and What It Means for Latinos

    Loriana Hernandez, an Emmy award-winning journalist and cancer survivor joins Salud Talks to discuss prehabilitation and what it means for Latinos.

    • 25 min
    How to Empathetically Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine

    How to Empathetically Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine

    The COVID-19 vaccine is a contentious topic for many Latinos and Americans. The divide between those who are vaccinated and those who are unsure or don’t want to get the shot grows wider every day. But we can use compassion and cultural relevancy when promoting vaccine benefits with our loved ones who are unsure about the shot!

    • 25 min
    COVID-19 and Health Disparities Impacting Latinos

    COVID-19 and Health Disparities Impacting Latinos

    Health disparities have impacted Latinos for many years. Worse, the COVID-19 pandemic only worsened these inequities. Still, these issues have gained national attention, and, hopefully, spur action, change. Recently, experts from the National Institutes of Health and UT Health San Antonio joined our Salud Talks podcast to discuss the COVID-19, health inequities, and the struggles Latinos face in the US today.

    • 29 min
    Understanding COVID-19, Part 2: Distribution of a Safe Vaccine

    Understanding COVID-19, Part 2: Distribution of a Safe Vaccine

    Recently, experts from the National Institutes of Health joined our Salud Talks podcast to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and the “scientific pathway” that ensures safety for those who receive such treatment. Now we’re talking all about the design of vaccine clinical trials and how they’re conducted.

    • 25 min
    Understanding COVID-19, Part 1: Safety and the Vaccine

    Understanding COVID-19, Part 1: Safety and the Vaccine

    Despite its widespread success, there has been some misunderstanding about the COVID-19 vaccine. In hopes of addressing these issues, we sit down with medical providers, researchers, and even a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial participant. These experts provide a greater understanding of the treatment and why it is so safe.

    • 31 min
    The New Normal

    The New Normal

    Salud Talks' co-hosts and producers, Tenoch Aztecatl and Josh McCormack discuss this new normal, the struggles we are facing, how we have adapted, and what the experts are saying about the current state of the world.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Jtm1303 ,

Fantastic Podcast!

Salud Talks has amazing topics, guest, hosts, and thoughtful discussions. Very informative!
Looking forward to listening to your 2020 episodes.

mw1365 ,

Great podcast!

I really enjoy listening to this podcast! The information presented is very educational and shows insight into the Latino community. As a current PA student and future health care professional I would recommend this podcast to anyone that wants to learn more about health equity and Latino health issues.

DAG1050 ,

Amazing content!

Thank you for bringing all of this Latino health equity information to light! It is so wonderful to have a podcast dedicated to this! Very informative and engaging!

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