August 26, 2005-- Posted at 2:45 PM CDT
(HealthDay News) -- College-bound kids with asthma or allergies need to prepare for September just a little more than other students, experts say.
By taking a few steps in advance to protect themselves, they can take control of their condition and better enjoy college life.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology advises that asthmatic and allergic students:
Students also should speak with their roommates about their allergies, so they know what to do if an extreme reaction occurs.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has more about college students with allergies (www.aaaai.org ).
-- Dennis Thompson
SOURCE: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, news release, Aug. 22, 2005
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