College is filled with many opportunities to learn and experience life. You'll be responsible for making your own choices, including choices about your health.Following is important information to help you stay healthy and safe on your new journey.


Even though you're in college your pediatrician still cares about your health. You can call your pediatrician any time you have questions. If you live nearby, you can continue to make appointments or come in when you are home on break. You may even want to see your pediatrician for a physical before you start school (your school may even require it).

If you are going to live on campus, check to see if your school has a student health service. It's a place you can go for medical care, advice, information, and counseling.Student health services are usually well staffed with a variety of health care professionals. They also...

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