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What to Know If You're Headed to College With Asthma or Allergies

SUNDAY, May 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you're off to college in the fall and have allergies or asthma, it's not too soon to figure out how you'll manage them.

"There are many arrangements to be made as you head off to college for the first time, and your allergies and asthma should not be put on the back burner," said Dr. J. Allen Meadows, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).

"It's important to start managing your health issues well before you leave for school, because there are many details to nail down to ensure you stay well as you study," he said in an ACAAI news release.

Here's his advice:

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