34 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.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0, 33 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.

    Creating Through Crisis

    Creating Through Crisis

    With the current spread of the current novel coronavirus, many with creative passions—ranging from painting to woodworking to storytelling—are facing new difficulties, especially in their ability to produce work. Tenoch Aztecatl, the producer of this podcast and video producer at Salud America, joins Salud Talks to discuss inspiration, innovation, and imagination — as well as how the global crisis has impacted those pursuits.

    • 38 min
    Communicating COVID-19

    Communicating COVID-19

    As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps throughout the U.S., medical experts say that mixed messaging coming from civic leaders in Washington has led to worse outcomes for everyday individuals and a successful stop to the spread. Today, Dr. Jason Rosenfeld, the Assistant Director of Global Health at UT Health San Antonio joins Salud Talks to discuss his career in health communications, and how that experience is informing his work to disseminate knowledge about the outbreak.

    • 30 min
    Hereditary Sickness

    Hereditary Sickness

    Last week, we discussed how high levels of stress could influence the development of cancer. This week, we explore another risk factor in cancer development — genetics. A person’s family or place of origin, even dating back years and years, can influence that individual’s risk for certain types of cancers.

    • 30 min
    Stress and Cancer

    Stress and Cancer

    Stress can lead to serious health complications, according to Cathy Samayoa, an adjunct assistant professor at San Francisco State University. She and Dr. Daniel C Hughes with the Institute for Health Promotions Research join Salud Talks to discuss their research concerning connections between stress and cancer development.

    • 31 min
    Whitewashing Medical Research

    Whitewashing Medical Research

    Statistically, Latinos and people of color are vastly underrepresented in these kinds of exploratory efforts. This matters as the knowledge gained and disseminated in these studies could influence whether or not a patient receives adequate care.

    • 31 min
    Healthcare Access, or Lack Thereof

    Healthcare Access, or Lack Thereof

    As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps throughout the US, one personal and political issue is taking center stage for most: the cost of and access to quality healthcare. Statistically, Latinos and other disadvantaged groups experience some of the worst outcomes of those concerns. Moreover, experts say it will only get worse as this outbreak endures.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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33 Ratings

33 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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