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Medicine’s Margaret Stager gave advice for teens heading off to college

Health tips for teens going to college

People: Margaret Stager, associate professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, offered some tips for teenagers heading to college—including creating a wellness checklist. “The adolescent and the young adult like to think, ‘I’m going to be fine,’” she says. “But the stress of the move, the stress of the classes, the stress of the change in diet often can result in flare ups” of chronic diseases.